Not Elegy, But Eros (Paperback)

By Nausheen Eusuf

NYQ Books, 9781630450502, 96pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2017

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Description

Whether playful or pensive, allusive or elegiac, Not Elegy, But Eros honors the dead even while it affirms and celebrates life. This debut collection from Nausheen Eusuf covers a range of styles and themes--elegies, love poems, ars poetica, poems of witness, poems of wit and wordplay, poems set in Bangladesh, and poems set in the US. Informed by a keen awareness of both the human world and the world of language, the poems resonate with the music of the ordinary and the elusive.

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