Voices in the air : poems for listeners / Naomi Shihab Nye
Book | Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers | 2018 | First edition.
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Edition
First edition.
Description
xv, 190 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Note
Includes index of first lines.
Summary
"Ninety-five poems pay tribute to essential voices past and present that have the power to provoke us, lead us, and give us hope"-- Provided by publisher.
Note
Section I: Messages. Section II: Voices in the air. Section III: More worlds. Biographical notes.
Contents
To manage -- Aurora Borealis -- Propriety -- Big Bend National Park says no to all walls -- Time's low note -- Bully -- Invocation -- Bamboo mind -- Cross the sea -- To babies -- Songbook -- Unsung -- on finding -- Bundle -- Little lady, little nugget brooms -- Welcome what comes -- What happens next -- Everything changes the world -- Standing back -- Three hundred goats -- Lost people -- Broken -- Twilight -- For Aziz -- Sheep by the sea, a painting by Rosa Bonheur (1865) -- Emily -- Warbler woods -- Gratitude pillow -- Life loves -- Getting over it -- Conversation with Grace Paley, Flight of the Mind Writing Workshop, Oregon -- Showing up -- For Caroline M. -- Tomorrow -- After listening to Paul Durcan, Ireland -- We will get lost in you -- James Tate in Jerusalem -- Train across Texas -- Longfellow's bed -- Walt Whitman's revisions -- "Rest and be kind, you don't have prove anything" -- Peace pilgrim's pocket -- C.D. stepped out -- True success -- Woven by air, texture of air -- Tell us all the gossip you know -- Every day -- One state -- My name is ... -- Invitation to the NSA -- Double peace -- Break the worry cocoon -- The tent -- Please sit down -- For the birds -- Bowing the candles -- Black car -- Mountains -- Oh, say can you see -- Anti-inaugural -- I vote for you -- Belfast -- Summer -- A lonely cup of coffee -- Reading obituaries on the day of the giant moon -- To Jamyla Bolden of Ferguson, Missouri -- Your answering machine, after your death -- Ring -- Hummingbird -- Next time ask more questions -- In transit -- Zen boy -- Where do poets find images? -- Cell phone tower disguised as a tree -- Before I was a Gazan -- Morning ablution -- What do Palestinians want? -- Arabs in Finland -- Ladders in repose -- The gift -- Voodoo spoons -- Barbershop -- Getaway car, United States, 2017 -- "Little brother shot playing with pistol" -- Moment of relief -- Unbelievable things -- Airport life -- Texas, out driving -- Missing the boat, take two -- All we will not know -- Loving working -- Stars over Big Bend -- United -- Reserved for poets -- Her father is still watching -- Small basket of happiness.
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Genre/Form
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Poems. Selections
ISBN
9780062691842 (hardcover)
0062691848 (hardcover)
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