Author(s): Nikhat Shameem
Let the Conch Speak is a visually stunning book of poetry.
In her first collection of poetry, Nikhat Shameem writes of the costs and benefits of her long journeys and travels, some through force of circumstances and others though choice. Her journey through poetry is interwoven through other stories, those of her fathre's and her son's as they impacted on her life. The pomes span her life from Fiji, Aotearoa, England, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Sudan and back to the Pacific.
They tell her story, a story we find, echoes our own life journeys. Let the Conch Speak will make a beautiful present and a coffee table book.
'So much meaning in so few words, this volume... by Shameem powerfully conveys her life journey.' - Jane Ricketts
Nikhat Shameem, born and brought up in Fiji, and having spent two decades in New Zealand, has been published in Landfall, Mana, Sport, Pub Poets and Just Another Art Movement.