In Her Feminine Sign

In Her Feminine Sign

In Her Feminine Sign follows on the heels of Dunya Mikhail's devastating account of Daesh kidnappings and killings of Yazidi women in Iraq, The Beekeeper. It is the first book she has written in both Arabic and English, a process she talks about in her preface, saying "The poet is at home in both texts, yet she remains a stranger." With a subtle simplicity and disquieting...

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Title:In Her Feminine Sign
Author:Dunya Mikhail
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  • Caroline
    4.75 starsA near-flawless collection. It's conceptual but doesn't get lost in the weeds. I think this would be a great book to share with someone who's new to poetry because it's accessible without being simplistic (think: Mary Oliver, Ada Limón). I checked it out from the library, so I definitel...
  • Kristin Runyon
    The blurb and the author’s note didn’t pull me in, but I received this as part of a monthly poetry book club (Rumpus) and waited to finish it as part of #TheSealeyChallenge. The poetry in this collection is breath-taking. The poems are timely. I can’t wait to use some in my classroom....
  • Matt Brown
    4.5/5loved everything in the last two sections....
  • Assia
    In Her Feminine Sign by Dunya Mikhail is a collection of poems that focuses on and revolves around the Arabic letter ة (called the Taa Marbuta meaning The Tied Circle). This letter comes at the end of words and transforms masculine words into feminine ones: thus being the feminine sign. Dunya Mik...
  • Ali Nuri
    Incredibly beautiful....
  • Laurel
    Lyrical, traumatic, sincere...
  • Liam
    This is how I approached purchasing this volume of poetry:I had a vacation day and ventured into Busboys & Poets a small chain of restaurants that also sell select literature and non-fiction. Usually be minority authors, meaning non-white folk. I browsed the small section of poetry picking up books ...

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