Melanie Poonai Poems

Melanie Poonai is a contemporary poet known for ‘Where I’m From.’ It uses the poet’s personal experiences and background to speak about the world around her. It suggests that the young poet is interested in themes like identity and culture.

Where I’m From

by Melanie Poonai

In ‘Where I’m From’ Poonai uses the structure created by George Ella Lyon to speak about themes of identity, family,

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