Hilary Plum

Despite my Bunkered Heart:
Khaled Mattawa’s Tocqueville

New Issues: Kalamazoo, MI, 2010. 72 pages. $15.00. Khaled Mattawa’s fourth collection of poetry, Tocqueville, answers to its title, bearing witness to consequences of US foreign and domestic policy. The endeavor is “enough to turn a reporter into a novelist, / and the novelist toward myth for rescue / and the poet running toward the ...

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