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Through my Brown Eyes

Through my Brown Eyes is 180 poems about what it means to be. To be a woman, to be a black woman, to be a child, to be the child of immigrants, to be a friend and lover, to hurt, to heal, to learn, and to grow.

Written by Toks Ayinla of the Toks Talks podcast, Through my Brown Eyes is written in English, with some pieces translated in Yoruba to incorporate her Nigerian heritage.

The book is divided into 4 sections:

  • About Self
  • About Culture
  • About Love
  • About Life

Each taking you on a journey through the full range of emotions that they hold.