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Naomi Shihab Nye



Naomi Shihab Nye is a Palestinian American poet, songwriter, and novelist. Her work is inspired by her childhood memories and travels, which often include themes of place, belonging, and identity. She has received numerous awards for her body of work, including being named the Young People’s Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation for the 2019–2021 term.

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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.

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Healing the Divide: Poems of Kindness and Connection

This anthology features poems by Mark Doty, Ross Gay, Donald Hall, Marie Howe, Naomi Shihab Nye and many others. These poets, from all walks of life, and from all over America, prove to us the possibility of creating in our lives what Dr.

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Poetry of Presence: An Anthology of Mindfulness Poems

Poetry of Presence: An Anthology of Mindfulness Poems is a collection of poetry that provides a refuge of quiet clarity very much needed in today's restless, chaotic world. Every reader will find favorites to share and to return to, again and again.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageKindness. Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things, feel the future dissolve in a momentlike salt in a weakened broth.What you held in your hand,what you counted and carefully saved, all this must go so you know how desolate the landscape can bebetween the regions of kindness.

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180 More: Extraordinary Poems for Every Day

Inspired by Billy Collins’s poem-a-day program for American high schools that he began through the Library of Congress, the original Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry was a gathering of clear, contemporary poems aimed at a wide audience.

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This Is Not Who We Are: Arab-Americans in a Post-9/11 World

Seeking consolation in a shaky world, Arab-American writer Naomi Shihab Nye finds wisdom in the melodies and memories of the people she loves.

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The Flag of Childhood: Poems From the Middle East

In this stirring anthology of sixty poems from the Middle East, honored anthologist Naomi Shihab Nye welcomes us to this lush, vivid world and beckons us to explore.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageThe person you have known a long tme is embedded in you like a jewel. The person you have just met casts out a few glistening beams and you are fascinated to see more of them. How many more are there? With someone you’ve barely met the curiosity is intoxicating.

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I Feel a Little Jumpy Around You: A Book of Her Poems & His Poems Collected in Pairs

In this insightful anthology, the editors grouped almost 200 poems into pairs to demonstrate the different ways in which male and female poets see the same topics.

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Naomi Shihab Nye: Kindness

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