Home For Hurricanes by Nikki Murphy audiobook

Home For Hurricanes: A Memoir of Resilience in Poetry and Prose

By Nikki Murphy
Read by Nikki Murphy

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    ISBN: 9781735387925

Abandoned by her hustling father, raised by her devoted mother, then battered by the winds of loss, heartbreak, and sexual assault, awarded Diversity & Inclusion Leader and author Nikki Murphy exposes the undercurrents of resilience and faith that undergird her success in this riveting memoir-in-verse. Home for Hurricanes provides a sobering portrayal of both the jubilance and hardening of Black girls emanating from the ghettos, and Murphy celebrates their resolve to build free and whole lives. In her debut poetry collection, Murphy lays bare the impact of rape culture, examines notions of innocence and responsibility, and invites readers to witness her hard-fought journey to find healing, love, and gratitude. No matter where you are in weathering the storms of trauma, you will be reminded you are built to withstand. Reviews "This is brilliant and beautiful and touching all the parts of my heart that I reserve for the magic of black girlhood. I know I will be thinking about many of these poems for years to come.  I love that this is both a celebration of black girlhood and a testimony to their vulnerability. I feel seen." - Asha L. French, Ph.D "It's an honor to read her story. This book is a salute to poetry and the call for its return. Well done Nikki Murphy, well done." - Jeannine K. Brown, Author of Ignite! Your Best Year Ever: Six Strategies to Achieve More and Exceed Your Potential About the Author Nikki Murphy is an awarded Diversity & Inclusion Leader, real estate investor, poet, and author of her debut poetry collection, Home For Hurricanes: A Memoir of Resilience in Poetry and Prose.

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Abandoned by her hustling father, raised by her devoted mother, then battered by the winds of loss, heartbreak, and sexual assault, awarded Diversity & Inclusion Leader and author Nikki Murphy exposes the undercurrents of resilience and faith that undergird her success in this riveting memoir-in-verse.

Home for Hurricanes provides a sobering portrayal of both the jubilance and hardening of Black girls emanating from the ghettos, and Murphy celebrates their resolve to build free and whole lives.

In her debut poetry collection, Murphy lays bare the impact of rape culture, examines notions of innocence and responsibility, and invites readers to witness her hard-fought journey to find healing, love, and gratitude.

No matter where you are in weathering the storms of trauma, you will be reminded you are built to withstand.

Reviews

"This is brilliant and beautiful and touching all the parts of my heart that I reserve for the magic of black girlhood. I know I will be thinking about many of these poems for years to come.  I love that this is both a celebration of black girlhood and a testimony to their vulnerability. I feel seen." - Asha L. French, Ph.D

"It's an honor to read her story. This book is a salute to poetry and the call for its return. Well done Nikki Murphy, well done." - Jeannine K. Brown, Author of Ignite! Your Best Year Ever: Six Strategies to Achieve More and Exceed Your Potential

About the Author

Nikki Murphy is an awarded Diversity & Inclusion Leader, real estate investor, poet, and author of her debut poetry collection, Home For Hurricanes: A Memoir of Resilience in Poetry and Prose.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Poetry
Runtime: 1.28
Audience: Adult
Language: English