Francine Simon

September 2019
210mm x 140mm
ISBN: 9780639810836

“I have come here for you
I want you to bite my trunk you have to 
to hold on I can’t hold you inside me
long after I go back south
so listen”

Twenty queer and tender love poems by, for, and about sharks.

Francine Simon was born in Durban to Indian Catholic parents. She holds a doctorate in English Studies. Her poems have appeared widely in international and South African literary journals and magazines, including Poetry and Prufrock. She received the 2016 dalro poetry award for her poem ‘Nanni-ma’. She lives in Bolzano, Italy.

Also by Francine Simon: Thungachi