Raw Silk: Poems (Triquarterly Books)

Raw Silk: Poems (Triquarterly Books)

  • Publish Date: 2004-07-29
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Meena Alexander
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A deeply moving collection from a poet who crosses borders

New York City poet Meena Alexander was born in Allahabad, India and divided her childhood between India and the Sudan. From her cross-cultural perspective, Alexander writes with moving intensity of post-September 11 events as she evokes violence and civil strife, love, despair, and a hard-won hope. This autobiographical cycle of poems reflects the surrealism of such a life, and is shot through with the frissons of pleasure and pain, of beauty and tension, that mark a truly global identity.

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