the leaving is camille yameen’s long-awaited and debut book of poetry. it is an exploration of ancestry, connections to the natural world, feminism, migration, family, love, relationships, leaving, and self-discovery. her voice is new, fresh, and an important addition to this generation of poets. her debut book is honest, heartbreaking, healing, and full of connectivity to the world around us. it is about leaving. and staying. searching. finding. losing. healing. becoming. and searching again. her words and their impact will resonate with you for a very long time.
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