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Read & download ¿ The Baghdad Blues 102 Pleted his dissertation at Harvard has taught Arabic and literature at Dartmouth and NYU and has a novella just published by City Lights Antoon's poems many of them published in Banipal London and Across Borders as we. This is a powerful book of poetry by an Irai poet expressing his revulsion at war as well as loss of a loved one It contains both anti war and love poems Unfortunately the seemingly unending war was only one year in when this book was published He wrote of the present era as being 2 12 wars in IranIra war Gulf War 2003 Invasion of Ira I was very impressed by the poet s taut powerful poems and shall look for books of poetry by Professor Antoon Here are some I especially likedsleeplessnessis my pillowa pillow hidingthousand of birdswhose uills crowd my headeach one inscribingmy insomniathe night is inkAndMy heart is a storkperched on a distant domein Baghdadits nest made of bonesits sky of death AndThe grave is a mirrorinto which the child looksand dreamswhen will I grow upand be like my fatherdeadAndthis umbilical cordextends from my heartto the banks of the EuphratesI sever it every morningbut at nightnostalgia mends it Andthe sobbing of a manas he clings to the threadrunning from his fingerstowards a white kitestill soaringin the skies of his childhoodoutside the cellon his execution night As the reader can see these are very powerful very fine poems The book would be of interest to anyone who wishes to read some excellent poetry which also conveys one individual s insight into the horrors of seeming never ending conflict

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Read & download ¿ The Baghdad Blues 102 Ll as anthologized are not uite the thin trails they would appear to be Antoon's line although lyrical is packed with the absence and fury which ought to make us shake a fist at the skies If it were only the sky's fau. Published in 2007 by small press Harbor Mountain Press The Baghdad Blues by Sinan Antoon is a collection of poems that straddles the line between war and peace with war The narrator uncovers the emptiness of loss beneath the hard exterior of those consumed by the act of war while at the same time drawing line in the sand to call out the enemy Each line is carefully selected for its subtle power which can only be unleashed by an unexpected turn in the poem or in a stanza From Wrinkles on the wind s forehead page 23 8 3 the wind was tired from carrying the coffins and leaned against a palm tree 6 My heart is a stork perched on a distant dome in Baghdad it s nest made of bones 12 the Tigris and Euphrates are two strings in death s lute and we are songs or fingers strummingThe collection is divided into four parts with Phantasmagoria II containing the most poems Phantasmagoria according to Wikipedia was a form of theater which used a modified magic lantern to project frightening images such as skeletons demons and ghosts onto walls smoke or semi transparent screens freuently using rear projection The projector was mobile allowing the projected image to move and change size on the screen and multiple projecting devices allowed for uick switching of different images A Photograph is the most illustrative of phantasmagoria in that as the narrator unfolds the image of a photograph seen in the New York Times of a young boy in Baghdad the true horror of the event comes to life and leaps off the page through the carefully chosen yet sparse language used by AntoonRead the full review

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Read & download ¿ The Baghdad Blues 102 Poetry THE BAGHDAD BLUES presents documentary filmmakerco creator of About Baghdad Sinan Antoon's first poems in English Antoon studied in Baghdad and moved to the States after the Gulf War Since then Sinan Antoon com. I am currently reading The Baghdad Blues as part of pile of books on war I am doing this as part of a manuscript of poetry and analysis of the Ira war and occupation War is a continuation of neoliberalism by other means private and publicly privately funded wars and policies


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    PDF or EBOOK (The Baghdad Blues) î Sinan Antoon Read ´ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free É Sinan Antoon These short desolate poems of war and devastation often seen through children's eyes when will I grow up and be like my fatherdead are lighte

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  • Paperback
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  • The Baghdad Blues
  • Sinan Antoon
  • English
  • 27 October 2020
  • 9780978600945