Blindfold (Hugh MacLennan Poetry Series)

By: Asfour, John Mikhail

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A sense of exile and belonging dominates the poems, following the journey of a blind man whose life in his new land has been hampered by prejudice and barriers to communication. Exposing the rich and surprising possibilities of a life that has undergone a frightening transformation, Blindfold relates feelings of loss, displacement, and disorientation experienced not only by the disabled but by everyone who finds themselves separated from the norm. Silver Threads He recalls the absence of sound, the impossible silence the disappearance of light. He is only aware of the movement of his mother's hand inside her purse, looking for her handkerchief. He recalls her warning not to play with unknown objects the type that explode on impact. Later, he lies in the dark remembering how she pointed out the silver threads of the morning light just the day before and he sparkles with guilt.

Title: Blindfold (Hugh MacLennan Poetry Series)

Author Name: Asfour, John Mikhail

Categories: Other,

Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press:

ISBN Number: 077353847X

ISBN Number 13: 9780773538474

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: Z077353847XZ2

Description: 077353847X Crisp, clean, unread paperback with light shelfwear to the covers and a publisher's mark to one edge - Nice!