Standing On Earth by Mohsen EmadiStanding On Earth by Mohsen Emadi

Standing On Earth

byMohsen Emadi

Paperback | November 18, 2016

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In his poems of memory and displacement, Iranian poet Mohsen Emadi charts his experience of exile with vivid, often haunting, imagery and a child's love of language. Lyn Coffin's translations from the Persian allow Emadi's poems to inhabit the English language as their own, as the poet recasts his earliest memories and deepest loves over the forges of being someone who goes to bed in one city and wakes up in another city." Alternating between acceptance and despair, tenderness and toughness, he writes, "I wanted to be a physicist," but "Your kisses made me a poet." Mohsen Emadi is a powerful witness to life in the present times, andStanding on Earth introduces a major world poet to an English-language readership for the first time. "
Born in Iran,Mohsen Emadi is the award-winning author of four collections of poetry published in Iran and Spain. He has also translate numerous collections of poetry. Emadi studied Computer Engineering in Sharif University of Technology in Iran and Digital Culture at the University of Jyvaskyla in Finland. He is the founder and manager...
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Title:Standing On EarthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 7 × 5 × 0.26 inPublished:November 18, 2016Publisher:Phoneme MediaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1944700005

ISBN - 13:9781944700003

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