Synopses & Reviews
Through my Brown Eyes is a collection of poetry and prose about life and its many layers. Written by Toks Ayinla of the Toks Talks podcast, this book is divided into four sections- Life Love Culture and Self, each covering the range of experiences and emotions that they hold. Toks takes her experiences as a Nigerian Canadian who has loved, lost, lived, and listened, sharing them in a way that everyone can relate to.
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 primarily in English with some pieces translated to Yoruba to incorporate her Nigerian heritage.The book is divided into 4 sections: About SelfAbout Culture About Love About LifeEach taking you on a journey through the full range of emotions that they hold. Here's what readers are saying: 'Through my Brown Eyes will take you on an emotional journey; it will make you laugh, cry, and reflect in ways you never knew you could.''This book is needed. No matter who you are, you will find yourself in these pages. Top 3 poetry books I've ever read for sure ''This is real poetry, every line will make you think and reflect. I can't wait for your second book ''Touches on every aspect of life and builds this confidence in you and just pure healing.