For My Father

For My Father

by Amira Thoron


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Poetry. Memoir. Women's Studies.

Did I pluck my images from your skin? Is it your moon
I write about, your voice that pours through my tongue that seeps into my skin like soil following the seam in a stone?

Part memoir, part ghost story, FOR MY FATHER examines the territory of grief and memory, its mysteries and silences. Through poems that are at times lyrical and at times spare, she explores what it means to be haunted by what you cannot remember or never knew.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780912887050
Publisher: Pleasure Boat Studio: A Literary Press
Publication date: 04/30/2014
Pages: 56
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Amira Thoron was born in Cairo, Egypt and raised in New York City and Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts where she spent summers with her paternal grandmother. She received her BA in English from Brown University and her MFA in Poetry from The New School. She lives in New York City and Martha's Vineyard. FOR MY FATHER (Pleasure Boat Studio, 2014) is her first book.

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