What Have You Lost?

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Harper Collins, May 8, 2001 - Poetry - 224 pages
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What have you lost? A friend? A brother? A wallet? A memory? A meaning? A year?

Each Night

Images,
dream news,
fragments,
flash
then fade.
These darkened walls.

Here, I say.
Climb into
this story.
Be remembered!

Jay Bremyer

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Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies 2000, National Council for SS & Child. Book Council, 2000 Best Books for Young Adults (ALA), 00 Riverbank Review Magazine's Children's Books of Distinction Award Nominations, Winner 2000 Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, and 01 Riverbank Review Magazine's Children's Books of Distinction Award Nominations

 

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Q2, P2 " As the eight o'clock bell spills it's racket into this mild September it is I, not he, who hesitates in the clamor towards the open doors who spots the little ruffian throwing rocks at the ... Read full review

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In this book, Nye compiles poems she has collected and received through the years on the theme of loss. The quality of the poems is a little uneven, but the compelling loss theme holds them together ... Read full review

Contents

What the Stones Know Robert Dana I
2
Battleground State Park Martha Christina
8
The New Blade Anzai Hitoshi
18
Myself Angel Gonzalez
25
William Trowbridge
37
The New World Sandra Larron
43
Lens Kimberly J Brown
49
What Grandma Taught Her Melissa A Stephenson
56
What Great Grief Has Made the Empress Mute June eordan
62
Ernesto Cardenal
82
She had thoughtt Phebe Davidson
88
Where on This Earth Patricia Kirkpatrick
94
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Naomi Shihab Nye has received a Lannan Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Witter Bynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress, and four Pushcart Prizes. Her collection 19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East was a finalist for the National Book Award, and her collection Honeybee was awarded the Arab-American Book Award. She is currently serving on the Board of Chancellors for the Academy of American Poets. Naomi Shihab Nye has edited several honored and popular poetry anthologies, including Time You Let Me In, What Have You Lost?, Salting the Ocean, and This Same Sky, and she is the author of the novels Habibi and Going, Going. She lives with her family in San Antonio, Texas.

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