Soliloquy with the Ghosts in Nile (Paperback)

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Soliloquy with the Ghosts in Nile explores the role of silence in a time of war. The war Hussain Ahmed accounts here is both physical and psychological, and the survivor within these poems uses his voice as a way to tell the stories of those who were lost. The experimental poems track grief as it extends from the personal "I" to a larger community that grapples to find connections with places that are no longer in existence. These are poems that must resist the danger of fear in order to ensure that the victims are not forgotten, resulting in a powerful result is a collection of survival stories that insist on being told.


About the Author


Hussain Ahmed is a Nigerian poet, translator, and environmentalist. He received a 2021 Barry and Susan Hannah award from the University of Mississippi where he is an MFA candidate in poetry. He is the author of a chapbook "Harp in a Fireplace."


Product Details
ISBN: 9781939568526
ISBN-10: 1939568528
Publisher: Black Ocean
Publication Date: November 15th, 2022
Pages: 88
Language: English