Monthly Archives: January 2012

DOYALI FARAH ISLAM READS HER POETRY

Every encounter I have with Doyali Farah Islam is a positive one.   Doyali and I chat, laugh, and share ideas and info on poetry. The positivity in Doyali’s poems are a reflection of her ways of interacting with people. … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

INTERVIEW WITH DOYALI FARAH ISLAM

Doyali Farah Islam offers Yusuf and the Lotus Flower as her first collection of poetry.  She is the first-place winner of Contemporary Verse 2‘s 35th Anniversary Contest, and her poems appear in Grain Magazine (38.2), amongst other places.  Born to Bangladeshi parents, Islam grew up … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

YUSUF AND THE LOTUS FLOWER

Yusuf and the Lotus Flower   By Doyali Farah Islam Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos The cover of Doyali Farah Islam’s debut poetry collection sees a man kneeling on a prayer mat.  He is relaxed, in contemplation, and at peace.  … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

HAPPY NEW YEAR

Monday January 2, 2012 Dear Readers, Thank you for all your support in 2011. You many comments, views, and sharing of posts helped keep me going. May 2012 bring you much Love Joy Peace Patience Kindness Goodness Focus Gentleness Discipline … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments