Penina Taesali – Sourcing Siapo

Poetry On The Air

Penina Taesali - Sourcing Siapo

Show Notes

Salem poet Penina Taesali discusses and reads from her 2016 publication Sourcing Siapo, a book-length poem about ten siblings who struggle to overcome the pains and adversity of a challenged family against the backdrop of their Pacific Islands culture of origin. It is a beautiful, inspiring tale of reconciliation and redemption through love, compassion, and forgiveness.


About Poetry On The Air

Poetry can enrich our lives. We explore this topic through interviews, discussions, spoken poems live, recordings of local poetry events as well as audio of major and minor poets from the early 20th century to the present.

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