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This is a compilation of narrative poetry written between July of 2012 and November of 2013. I put together this anthology as a way of paying homage to my beloved Grandfather. He was the type of... More > person that always had a story to tell or song in his heart. I've squandered many hours daydreaming about reaching his level of storytelling. In a way i feel i have kept his tradition alive, but it is with my own flavor and flair. I prefer to write in prose and my work can become cryptic and difficult to decipher at times, but I put a lot of emphasis on imagery and emotion in my poems to ensure the reader has a connection with my work. Sure, you may have to re-read a piece a couple of times to fully absorb its message, but i assure you it is worthwhile in the end.< Less
A collection of poems/poetry from the pen of Al Hajj Shaikh Sayed Abdul-Hadi that reflect his way of thinking on a variety of subject matter. Motre more to educate and stimulate than to entertain and... More > amuse.< Less
The Narrative Unity of the Cursor Mundi
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The Cursor Mundi is a long religious epic of 25 000 lines, a survey of man's view of the world as it appeared to an anonymous cleric living in the fourteenth century. The poem is unique in that it is... More > the first work of this kind written in the English language since the Norman Conquest. It is also the most comprehensive treatment in the vernacular during the Middle Ages, of all the most important events in the religious history of the world. The purpose of Dr. Mardon's study is to show the artistic unity, achieved by skilful blending of prophecy and legend, of one of the most remarkable pieces of medieval literature. The book provides an eminently readable and interesting introduction to the longer poem, the author quoting generously from the original Early English text. A useful addition to the book list of the student dealing with the literature of this important period.< Less
Islamic Narratives 2012-2013
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In this book, there are thirty-four different stories from thirty-four different points of view: narratives, journals, and poems. Brought to you by Mrs. Black’s Humanities class, artfully... More > written and worked hard on. These stories are based on the history of the Islamic Empire. The thrill in these stories will amaze you. You will be excited to see what lies ahead in this jumble of novels, poems, and journals. The journals show specific time periods, which keep you up-to-date, while the narratives keep your eyes fixed on the page with suspense, and the poems are elegant and expressive. Enjoy these tales from the vast deserts of the Arabian Peninsula and onward.< Less
On Daring to Eat the Pear: Heretical Narratives
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"On Daring to Eat the Pear" engages narratives of a heretical nature. Ancient blasphemies, and the remnants of dead faith all commingle. Simon tells stories in a language profound and... More > enigmatic. Simon mines alike the obscure and the famous of history to write poems that are only confessional to the nature of reality. In these pages you will find stories in poetry ranging from a blues singer named Cadmon (or Kadmon) Delph who generates reality with his guitar, to the surreal and magically realist story of idol smashers being chased away from a dissolved monastery by a screaming, burning statue of Christ. Simon's work consciously doesn't imitate the staid conventions of modern lyric poetry in either intent, structure or theme. The narratives are all unified by a deep seated desire to find a new verse, one that is able to explicate the many functions of our post-faith religious condition. Simon's poems are prayers to a God who isn't there.< Less