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Find sources: "Naomi Shihab Nye" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (October 2015) (Learn how and when to remove this template message). Naomi Shihab Nye is a poet and songwriter born in 1952 to a Palestinian father and American mother. She grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, Jerusalem, and San Antonio, Texas. However, San Antonio is where she considers home, "San Antonio feels most like home as I have lived here the longest. One of the best-known is This Same Sky: A Collection of Poems from around the World, which contains translated work by 129 poets from 68 different countries.
This Same Sky can be enjoyed as a collection as a look at the human condition or singularly as individual, finely crafted poems. May 10, 2007 Casey rated it liked it.
Naomi Shihab Nye was born in St. Louis, Missouri.
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This same sky. A Collection of Poems from around the World. Naomi shihab nye. Virginia Norey. This Same Sky: A Collection of Poems from Around the World, selected by Naomi Shihab Nye, contains poems from 129 poets in 68 different countries
This same sky. This Same Sky: A Collection of Poems from Around the World, selected by Naomi Shihab Nye, contains poems from 129 poets in 68 different countries. The collection’s table of contents is separated by topic: i. Words and Silences, Dreams and Dreamers, Families, This Earth and Sky In Which We Live, Losses, and Human Mysteries. From the beginning, the selection creates a reading atmosphere allowing the human connection to resonate. No matter what part of the world one lives, we experience strong similarities.
Naomi Shihab Nye has collected over one hundred poems from poets all over the world. All in all, This Same Sky is a good collection, and it does a very good job representing a broad cross-section of the world. The poems are about many things, including nature and families. 7 people found this helpful.
Her books of poems include Fuel, Red Suitcase, and Words Under the Words.
This Same Sky: A Collection of Poems from Around the World. In "Never in a Hurry the poet Naomi Shihab Nye" resists the American tendency to "leave toward places whenn we barely have time enough to get there. by Naomi Shihab Nye. 1996·. A poetry anthology in which 129 poets from 68 different countries celebrate the natural world and its human and animal inhabitants. Never in a Hurry: Essays on People and Places. by Naomi Shihab Nye · Beck Whitehead.
Naomi Shihab Nye - 1952- From Words Under the Words: Selected Poems by Naomi Shihab Ny. They sleep completely, waking refreshed. Others live in two worlds, the lost and remembered
Naomi Shihab Nye - 1952-. Skin remembers how long the years grow when skin is not touched, a gray tunnel of singleness, feather lost from the tail of a bird, swirling onto a step, swept away by someone who never saw it was a feather. Skin ate, walked, slept by itself, knew how to raise a see-you-later hand. From Words Under the Words: Selected Poems by Naomi Shihab Nye. Published by Far Corner. Reprinted with permission of the author. Others live in two worlds, the lost and remembered. They sleep twice, once for the one who is gone, once for themselves.
In eighty-two poems and paragraphs, Naomi Shihab Nye alights on the essentials of our time-our loved ones, our dense air, our wars, our memories, our planet-and leaves us feeling curiously sweeter and profoundly soothed. The day after Liyana got her first real kiss, her life changed forever. Not because of the kiss, but because it was the day her father announced that the family was moving from St. Louis all the way to Palestine. Though her father grew up there, Liyana knows very little about her family's Arab heritage.