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From Mississippi Clay to African Skies in Search of Sacred Presence

Tasleem Jamila's second poetry book now available!

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Within the pages of this remarkable book, readers will embark on a transformative journey of the spirit with a spiritual seeker who shares her profound embodied experiences. As a Black girl from the vibrant south side of Chicago with ancestral roots in Mississippi and Africa, Tasleem Jamila poetically conveys her quest for knowledge and a deepening relationship with God. This collection masterfully weaves together the intricate intersections of sacred spiritual Sufi poetry, Islamic mystical moments, and the rich dimensions of the Black Atlantic diaspora. This book is a stunning tribute to the boundless potential of the human spirit and a powerful reminder that the search for knowledge and intimate connection with the divine is a universal journey.



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