- ISBN: 9781938160431 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2013.
Poet, teacher, essayist, anthologist, songwriter and singer, Naomi Shihab Nye is one of the country's most acclaimed writers. Her voice is generous; her vision true; her subjects ordinary people, and ordinary situations which, when rendered through her language, become remarkable. In this, her fourth full collection of poetry, we see with new eyes-a grandmother's scarf, an alarm clock, a man carrying his son on his shoulders.Valentine for Ernest MannYou can't order a poem like you order a taco.Walk up to the counter and say, "I'll take two"and expect it to handed back to youon a shiny plate.Still, I like you spirit.Anyone who says, "Here's my address,write me a poem," deserves something in reply.So I'll tell a secret instead:poems hide. In the bottoms of our shoes,they are sleeping. They are the shadowsdrifting across our ceilings the momentbefore we wake up. What we have to dois live in a way that lets us...
Electronic reproduction. New York : BOA Editions Ltd., 2013. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1738 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1965 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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