ISBN 9780639810836
Pages 34
Dimensions 210 x 148mm
Published 2020
Publisher uHlanga, South Africa
Format Paperback


by Francine Simon

"I have come here for you

I want you to bite my trunk you have to

to hold on I can't hold you inside me

long after I go back south

so listen"

Twenty queer and tender love poems by, for, and about sharks.

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About the Author

Francine Simon

Francine Simon was born in Durban to Indian Catholic parents. She holds a doctorate in English Studies. Her poems have appeared widely in international and South African literary journals and magazines, including Poetry and Prufrock. She received the 2016 Dalro poetry award for her poem 'Nanni-ma'. Her debut collection, Thungachi, was published in 2017 by uHlanga. She lives in Bolzano, Italy. 

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