Год издания: 2005
Количество страниц: 80
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Book Description " The Far Mosque by Kazim Ali is a book in which the author has managed to render into the English language the universal inner voice. These poems talk to the reader from the realm in which we are all human. What a poet to be able to define spirit using the American vocabulary! These poems, so very different from my own, speak clearly to me. What a gift!"-Lucille Clifton These gently fragmented narrative lyrics pursue enlightenment in long, elegant yet plain-spoken, dark yet ecstatic lines. Ali travels by water and by night, seeking the Far Mosque and its overarching paradox: that when God and Self are one, an ascent into Heaven is a voyage within. Still Life with Vase and Music Four red boats clack against each other softly, lashed to the dock. A vase is meant to hold, not to unravel. Each tow-rope is a thread. Each thread is a chance to weave. The vase gives form to emptiness, as music does to...