Author: Hala Alyan
Editor: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809335409
Size: 18,60 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Read: 879

"In Islam, hijra refers to the Prophet Muhammad's departure from Mecca to Medina; the term has come to mean any exodus. Bearing witness to the testimony of immigration--not only the poet's but also that of her family--the poems in the collection create a dialogue between the two worlds of migration"--

Gold Bee

Author: Bruce Bond
Editor: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809335328
Size: 10,38 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 421

Gold Bee takes its cue from Wallace Stevens's Harmonium, bringing a finely honed talent to classic poetic questions concerning music, the march of progress, and the relationship between reality and the imagination. Blending humor and pathos, Bruce Bond examines the absurdities of contemporary life and explores the various roles music and art play in the human experience.

Egg Island Almanac

Author: Brendan Galvin
Editor: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809336073
Size: 10,76 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 964

"Brendan Galvin's Egg Island Almanac chronicles a year in a small seacoast town on the outermost reaches of Cape Cod, from one winter to the next, in free verse poems that often highlight his training as a naturalist and environmental writer"--


Author: Hala Alyan
Editor: Mitten Press
ISBN: 9780983581383
Size: 14,15 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 287

In a phenomenal collection of poems by a truly inspired and original emerging poetic voice, Alyan, a Palestinian-American, writes relentlessly, with a deep passion and intense intimacy, tracing lines of global issues into personal spaces.

In A Homeland Not Far

Author: Yahya Frederickson
ISBN: 9781941209547
Size: 19,60 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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In a Homeland Not Far is a marvelous travelogue through places where one would hardly venture now...Yemen, Syria, Nigeria, Ethiopia ...but places and people seen here in warm detail of the everyday before the misrule of violence. Frederickson's narrative moves with delightful lyric grace, as if William Carlos Williams had somehow been transported to Arab deserts and towns. --John Balaban, author of Path, Crooked Path