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No Roses From My Mouth:Poems From Prison By Stella Nyanzi

Poems From Prison By Stella Nyanzi
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In Carole Boyce Davies' study of the political activism of the Black Communist, Claudia Jones, Davies writes that "[Jones'] was a poetry written by an activist who uses the space of incarceration and the time of detention to reflect on the conditions of being incarcerated itself, the political conditions of the state, and on the nature of the human condition.

" Stella Nyanzi’s No Roses From My Mouth includes 159 poems written in 2019 and 2020 from Luzira Women’s Prison in Kampala, Uganda during a trial and serving time for cyber-harassing and offending the President of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni in a poem where she uses his dead mother’s vagina as an image to comment on her son’s "oppression, suppression and repression" of Ugandans.

This poetry collection like Claudia Jones' poetry, includes poems "written by an activist who uses the space of incarceration and the time of detention to reflect on the conditions of being incarcerated itself", the position of the woman in society, and the political conditions of the Ugandan state. Read More....

Product details
Date of Publication
2020
Publisher
Ubuntu Reading Group
Number of Pages
181
Licence
All rights reserved.
Language of publication
English
ISBN / DOI
978-9970-733-01-9
Table of contents

CONTENT

Introduction vii
Volume 1 1
Volume 11 62
Volume 111 104
About the Author 179
Push for Stella Nyanzi Platform 181