My Voice Sought the Wind

My Voice Sought the Wind
Publisher: Just World Books
Published Date: November 2013
ISBN-13: 978-1935982326

This volume presents five years of Susan Abulhawa’s best poems on the timeless themes of love, loss, identity and family. My Voice Sought the Wind resonates with the works of Pablo Neruda, Mahmoud Darwish, while heralding a powerful new voice that is lyrical, feminist, and distinctively Palestinian.

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Reviewed by: Maha Salah

When reading Susan Abulhawa's collection of poetry titled My Voice Sought the Wind, I made the mistake of going in with traditional Arabic poetry in mind, as some have compared her to Mahmoud Darwish. This made everything that much more harsh and hard-hitting. Her poetry has a mix of the good, the bad and the ugly, and I believe that perfectly...

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