All posts tagged: Seattle Arts & Lectures

My Dear collateral damage

“That language, rescued from the machinery of war, can offer the consolation of being looked upon in relation to—or as through the eyes of—the ones to whom you are beloved.”

Lena Khalaf Tuffaha on the poetry of Solmaz Sharif

Not an Elegy

“Through lamentation and joy, Smith’s poems lean their head back and sing, Not yet.

Image: “Dreams In Black and White”, 2013, courtesy of the artist, Shikeith