British writer Sarah Aluko recently released her debut collection of poems that explores her journey to womanhood and self discovery. Alike collaborated with fellow Londoner artist Lola Betiku, who provided the illustrations for the anthology.
Firstborn is a collection of poetry. The book is divided into three sections Dusk, Twilight and Dawn. Each section unveils a different mountain, deals with a different heartache and conquers a different war. The book depicts a journey of redemption through self-discovery. The common themes running throughout the book are love, femininity, abuse, survival and heartbreak. Firstborn is a story about a young woman writing her way back to herself.
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