By Walid Bitar
"The empire's lacking hyperlinks are stumbled 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 accomplished as any written within the English language today."—Lawrence Joseph
In those dramatic monologues, Walid Bitar gives you adaptations at the subject matter 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'm going to redraw.
Isn't itself, their neck of the woods,
needs a rest—something greater than a nap,
and below demise, notwithstanding demise would not hurt.
Walid Bitar's poetry collections contain 2 men on Holy Land, Bastardi Puri, and The Empire's lacking Links. He was once born in Beirut and lives in Toronto, Ontario.
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Divide and Rule by Walid Bitar