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Naomi Shihab Nye’s gift for connection & a shared world at Missouri Writers Guild Conference, Columbia, Missouri

Naomi Shihab Nye (Image Credit: Stephen Barclay Agency—Photo by James Evans) As the beauteous Ibtisam Barakat (author of “Taste the Sky”—see post below as well) laid out a table filled with books overflowing with tabbed pages and Naomi Shihab Nye’s wisecracks began to flow alongside her wisdom, we knew we were in for something besides […]

Riehlife Bonus Poem of the Day: Naomi Shihab Nye’s “Red Brocade”

Photo by Arabian Nights pillows “Hospitality and generosity are the true calling cards of the Middle East.” –Naomi Shihab Nye Missouri Writers Guild Conference Luncheon, April 12, 2008 Also see: Does the Land Remember Me? (A Memoir of Palestine) by Aziz Shihab (her father) Tasting the Sky by Ibtisam Barakat RED BROCADE –From 19 Varieties […]