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The Pocketknife Bible: The Poems and Art of Anis Mojgani #2020

The Pocketknife Bible The Poems and Art of Anis Mojgani Like much of Anis Mojgani s work The Pocketknife Bible asks the reader to align one self with rediscovering wonder For the first time Mojgani has given us a collection which combines his poems with

  • Title: The Pocketknife Bible: The Poems and Art of Anis Mojgani
  • Author: Anis Mojgani
  • ISBN: 9781938912528
  • Page: 302
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Pocketknife Bible: The Poems and Art of Anis Mojgani By Anis Mojgani, Like much of Anis Mojgani s work, The Pocketknife Bible asks the reader to align one self with rediscovering wonder For the first time, Mojgani has given us a collection which combines his poems with his illustrations, at times using them to infuse and inform one another The poems and pictures of The Pocketknife Bible climb through the child like heart of its author to bLike much of Anis Mojgani s work, The Pocketknife Bible asks the reader to align one self with rediscovering wonder For the first time, Mojgani has given us a collection which combines his poems with his illustrations, at times using them to infuse and inform one another The poems and pictures of The Pocketknife Bible climb through the child like heart of its author to bring stories from the well that are enhanced by the imagery This book is a celebration of childhood and family, or rather the mythology of what that entails, exploring the intersection of how we may have once seen the world and how we remember how we saw it This is an almost children s book for those who might no longer be young, but could use a map to find their way back to that world.

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    1. A beautiful book that manages to capture the wonderment of being a young half black, half Persian boy in Louisiana The story of a boy who is small and keenly attuned to the world as he sees it and knows things like how to get home and and who sees his mother s leg as a beautiful vase There is not so much nostalgia in these words, as there is that sense of what it means to be just young enough to believe in the smell of falling stars and just old enough to be trusted with a house key What I am tr [...]

    2. Reading this book was like looking at a surrealist art piece which is to say I loved it The little art interspersed among the poems are absolutely beautiful, and the way that the poems ultimately connect to the art just blows my mind It reminded me of a somewhat trippier Little Prince.

    3. Anis is an incredible wordsmith I have loved his written words and his spoken ones, this book is no exception The illustrations by Anis are great, too.

    4. Some favorite lines A wolf is holding my heart in its mouth I don t know if I am being carried or being eaten But somehow I will feed some part of him My heart is a bird of soft colors dark eyes When it uses its beam to clean its feathers it looks up and stares at people longingly Sometimes my heart reaches Sometimes it pushes back Somehow it sometimes does this with the same motion.Every night I pray for a lantern in my chest I pray the lantern to be big To follow it through myself and over the [...]

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