Oct 10, 2021
In the pursuit of my માતૃભાષા, مادری زبان , मातृभाषा, Mother Tongue with Safiya Amina.
I'm Safiya Amina, founder and editor of ૧૦:૧૦ Press and author of 06-C-33.
A reading of Kefiyat, a poem by Suresh Dalal, in Gujarati with an idea/short reflection in English: the courage it takes to smile and the courage it takes to convince yourself you can carry on. Realising the joy and strength you have when you do.
The introduction and the ending are longer than what they normally will be but necessary for the first episode. In Gujarati, my mother tongue, and then in English, in case this needed pointing out
To decolonise and heal. Baby steps first.
Website: podcast (safiyaamina.com)