Hagar poems / Mohja Kahf ; foreword by Amina Wadud
- Kahf, Mohja, 1967-
- Uniform Title:
- Poems. Selections
- Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2016.
- Physical Description:
- xiii, 109 pages ; 23 cm
- Machine generated contents note: I.The Water of Hajar -- The First Thing -- Hajar, First Woman on the Moon -- Hajar in America -- Professor and Mrs. Abraham -- Hajar Writes a Letter to Sarah as a Cathartic Exercise Suggested by Her Therapist -- Page Found Crumpled in the Wastebasket by Hajar's Writing Desk -- Kin -- From Sarah's Egypt Diary -- Sarah's Laugh II -- Hajar's Ram -- Isaac Wakes Up to Ismail and Hagar Terrorizing the House -- Hagar No Roses -- Hajar at the AIDS March -- Hajar's Sandals -- The Caseworker Visits Abraham and Sarah -- Hagar Dreamwork: The Therapist's Notes -- At the Snowcap -- The Fire of Hajar II -- Postcards from Hajar, a Correspondence in Four Parts -- The Threshold -- All Good -- Knowing at Arafat -- The Kaba's Lap -- Lifting the Hajar Heel -- Hajar Triumphant -- Hajar Enters the Garden, Well-Pleased and Well-Pleasing -- Hagar Begone -- Hajar Thorn -- II.Asiya Is Waiting for a Sign -- Asiya's Aberrance (Nushuz Asiya) -- Daughter of the Pharisees -- The Last Day before Asiya's Nervous Breakdown -- Asiya Meets Miriam at the Riverbank -- The Red Fish -- Arab and Hebrew Flow and Cross Over -- Among the Midianites on U.S. 31 -- Balqis Makes Solomon Sign a Pre-Nup -- Zuleikha Ionic -- Zuleikha Tantra -- The Ladies of the City -- The Zuleikha Hotline -- Mary Phones Her Old High School Teacher from the University Library at 4 a.m. -- Mary's Glade -- Not the Same -- Riverbank -- The Food of Mary -- Khadija Gets Her Groove Back -- Our Lady of the Sorrows -- Aisha of the Pearls -- Aisha Fails the Good Housekeeping Seal -- Aisha: The Islamic Inquirer exclusive -- Breaking: Aisha Claims to Be Post-Feminism -- Nusaiba at Uhud -- Bilal's Mother -- What Is Recorded of the Response of Ghazali's Wife on Being Informed by Her Husband the Great Theologian That He Was Quitting His Job, Leaving Her and Their Children, and Skipping Town to Find God and the Proper Worship Thereof -- What al-Ghazali's Mother Commented on the View of Her Son the Eminent Theologian that Women's Natures Tend Not Toward Spiritual Heights but the Baser Elements of Worldly Life Such as Bearing and Nursing Children and the Muck of Cooking, Cleaning, and Sex for Their Husbands and/or Masters -- III.The Black Stone of My Heart -- From a Former Grad Student of Imam Ibn al-Qayyim -- The Near Eastern Goddess Alumnae Office... -- The Mihrab of the Mind -- Most Wanted -- Tortoise Prayer -- Little Mosque Poems.
- 9781682260005 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1682260003 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (page 109).
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