Tag Archives: Khaled Mattawa

Nicole Sealey – Week 26 Chapbook Chart 2020

At turns humorous and heartbreaking, The Animal After Whom Other Animals Are Named explores in both formal and free verse what it means to die, which is to say, also, what it means to live. In this collection, Sealey displays an exquisite … Continue reading

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Nicole Sealey – Week 25 Chapbook Chart 2020

At turns humorous and heartbreaking, The Animal After Whom Other Animals Are Named explores in both formal and free verse what it means to die, which is to say, also, what it means to live. In this collection, Sealey displays an exquisite … Continue reading

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Yusef Komunyakaa – Week 17 Chapbook Chart 2020

The poems in Night Animals, by Yusef Komunyakaa, climb so deeply into the being of various beasts, from cricket to leopard to snowy owl, that we read them with an uncanny shiver of recognition. Without ever fully abandoning his human skin, … Continue reading

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Yusef Komunyakaa – Week 16 Chapbook Chart 2020

The poems in Night Animals, by Yusef Komunyakaa, climb so deeply into the being of various beasts, from cricket to leopard to snowy owl, that we read them with an uncanny shiver of recognition. Without ever fully abandoning his human … Continue reading

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Shellley Duffy – Week 15 Chapbook Chart 2020

A Breath I Cannot Take recounts a heartbreaking yet familiar story of the poet’s downward spiral into a deep pit of depression and anxiety. The triggers of domestic violence and family tragedies escalating into drug abuse and debt are not unique … Continue reading

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Seth Seong – Week 13 Chapbook Chart 2020

City, Ruby is a chapbook with an existential look inside the modern city persona – a life affected by ever-accelerating technology and the inhumane perception against the poor and working. But under it all, there are moments of pure human connection … Continue reading

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Seth Seong – Week 9 Chapbook Chart 2020

City, Ruby is a chapbook with an existential look inside the modern city persona – a life affected by ever-accelerating technology and the inhumane perception against the poor and working. But under it all, there are moments of pure human … Continue reading

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William Meikle – Week 5 Chapbook Chart 2020

THREE CREATURE FEATURES (Into the Valley of Death/Home From the Sea/A Rock and a Hard Place) stems from a fascination with the early film viewings of the author. William Meikle couldn’t have been more than seven or eight when he went … Continue reading

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William Meikle – Week 4 Chapbook Chart 2020

THREE CREATURE FEATURES (Into the Valley of Death/Home From the Sea/A Rock and a Hard Place) stems from a fascination with the early film viewings of the author. William Meikle couldn’t have been more than seven or eight when he … Continue reading

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I. D. Brannan – Week 2 Chapbook Chart 2020

I. D. Brannan explores the art of poetry in his second poetry chapbook Something New. Ian Brannan (I. D. Brannan) is a writer, photographer, travel blogger who is currently travelling through the small towns of the U.S. His writing aims … Continue reading

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