Ali Whitelock

Writing Threat and Trauma: Poetic Witnessing to Social Injustice and Crisis

This article explores creative responses to crises that are written and technologically mediated in a liminal zone between threat and trauma.

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in the event of a lack of oxygen

HOLD the earth in your hands / be careful––she is hot / talk to her tenderly the way you might your mother at the end of her days / honour her / place her somewhere she might rest/ perhaps the …

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Ivy Ireland Reviews Ali Whitelock’s and my heart crumples like a coke can

Despite the sorrow of its title, and my heart crumples like a coke can will have an utterly expansive effect on the reader’s beat-box. My little heart almost burst as I read through this collection for the first time. And then the second.

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