Monthly Archives: April 2015

“Only My Words Bear Me”: Poetic Voices of the Muslim World in St. Louis

No land on earth bears me. Only my words bear me, a bird born from me who builds a nest in my ruins before me, and in the rubble of the enchanting world around me –Mahmoud Darwish, “A Rhyme for … Continue reading

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Young Eliot

I hope to post about this at greater length at some point, but didn’t want to let “the cruelest month” pass by without mentioning Young Eliot: From St. Louis to The Waste Land, a new biography of the poet by … Continue reading

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