By Walid Bitar
"The empire's lacking hyperlinks are chanced on deep during this poet's ever-astonishing states of a number of consciousness—astutely attuned to the harassed, violent, mass conformities compelled upon us—brilliantly shaped into poems as bold and completed as any written within the English language today."—Lawrence Joseph
In those dramatic monologues, Walid Bitar supplies diversifications at the topic of strength: in politics, within the subjugation and abuse of different cultures, and in our divided selves. utilizing satire, parody, koan, and riddle, Divide and Rule struggles with the lying of language and identity.
They don't have any maps. Ours, i will redraw.
Isn't itself, their neck of the woods,
needs a rest—something greater than a nap,
and lower than loss of life, even though loss of life would not hurt.
Walid Bitar's poetry collections comprise 2 men on Holy Land, Bastardi Puri, and The Empire's lacking Links. He used to be born in Beirut and lives in Toronto, Ontario.
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Divide and Rule by Walid Bitar