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kindle Þ Before the Next Bomb Drops Paperback ¼ remi kanazi ¼ ➺ [Reading] ➼ Before the Next Bomb Drops By Remi Kanazi ➯ – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk we are the boat returning to dock we are the footprints on the northern trail we are the iron coloring the soil we cannot be erased—frWe are the boat returning to dock we are the footprints on the northern trail we are the iron coloring the soil we cannot be erased from “RefugeeRemi Kanazi's poetry presents an unflinching look at the lives of Palestinians under o I met Remi about a year ago when he spoke as a guest at my university's solidarity week for Palestine I heard him recite a few of these poems out loud and felt compelled to buy a signed copy his book Throughout this collection of poems he captures the plight of the Palestinian people in a way that mainstream academics and history buffs cannot Each of these poems are evocative and visceral and even if you forget the words or specific language the imagery stings My favorite 5 were Normalize This Tree Lined Empire Solidarity #InsideOut and Tone It DownFree Palestine
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Test collection Kanazi expands his focus outside the sphere of Palestine and presents pieces examining racism in America police brutality US militarism at home and wars abroad conflict voyeurism Islamophobia and a range of other issu For the next 24 hours Haymarket Books is giving away the ebook for Before the Next Bomb Drops for free so here's a super uick review for anyone interested written while I figure out a way to cut down the number of books I'm picking up during this sale Before the Next Bomb Drops is a slim but powerful collection of poetry Like so much modern poetry it foregoes rhyming for flow and like so much socially and politically minded poetry it's written to provoke impassioned feelings not calm ones For reasons beyond my understanding I tried reading Before the Next Bomb Drops before bedtime once It was like getting hit in the vein with a coffee It might help to have a basic understanding of Palestinian Israeli history though there are no references Nakba Irgun Haganah that a uick Google search wouldn't adeuately explainAre all the poems excellent? No of course not Some of them are merely good But you'll keep coming across lines as powerful as Kanazi's most famous verseWe will returnThat is not a threatnot a wisha hopeor a dreambut a promiseIt's even powerful in contextI haven't managed to knock off a single book from my shopping cart First world problems amiright?
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Before the Next Bomb DropsCcupation and as refugees scattered across the globe He captures the Palestinian people's stubborn refusal to be erased gives voice to the ongoing struggle for liberation and explores the meaning of international solidarityIn this la Before the Next Bomb Drops was refreshing and inspiring Kanazi presents a perspective we hardly if ever hear in mainstream media Reading his words stimulated my curiosity to read about Palestine the War on Terror racism the Black Lives Matter movement and other important issues of the day When I finished the book I felt informed and engaged with the world than before I can't recommend this collection highly enough I also think it would make a good gift for politically engagedcurious friends and family