These Are Not Oranges, My Love

These Are Not Oranges, My Love

By Iman Mirsal; Khaled Mattawa (Translator)

Sheep Meadow Press, Paperback, 9781931357548, 90pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2008

Mersal offers an exquisite daughter-to-father poem. Titled The Clot, this sequence radiates with a combination of tenderness, humor and anguish unmatched in contemporary Arabic poetry. From the Introduction by Khaled Mattawa.

About the Author

Khaled Mattawa was born in Benghazi, Libya, in 1964 and immigrated to the U.S. in his teens. He is the author of four books books of poetry, ISMAILIA ECLIPSE (Sheep Meadow Press, 1995), ZODIAC OF ECHOES (Ausable Press, 2003), Amorisco (Ausable Press, 2008), and TOCQUEVILLE (New Issues Poetry & Prose, 2010).