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By Antony Di Nardo

ISBN-10: 1894078799

ISBN-13: 9781894078795

These astute, beneficiant poems provide us modern Beirut in all its ravaged and incongruent beauty.

This arresting first assortment is, partly, a carefully balanced examine Beirut from the viewpoint of a Westerner who lives and works in that notable urban. even if writing concerning the heart East or approximately family existence, Di Nardo refuses to romanticize; he doesn’t moralize concerning the explanations of perennial conflicts. he's that infrequent factor: a clear-eyed witness.

Here and there Starbucks espresso cups collide

with provider taxis and re-assign the chaos, litter

the brittle panorama of the coast, whereas the world

command selections throughout the sands of lawlessness

for only a grain of what is still of itself,

the little air of familiarity defunct, despised and fed

to these strolling like scraps to gutter cats within the shade

of too many parked automobiles that took the place

of date hands status at the sidewalks.

but nobody might ever depart their shift on the wheel,

or flip domestic within the grim trust life’s objective is that unreal.

(from “Oh the streets of West Beirut”)

“Time and house are lenses Di Nardo overlays to convey Beirut into ancient and private concentration… facts of violence abounds the following, as does love, and Di Nardo epitomizes, like Cavafy, the empathy required to be its ideal correspondent.” –John Barton

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