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Philip Metres

Philip Metres
Philip Metres is the author of several books of poems, including Sand Opera, winner of the 2013 Beatrice Hawley Award from Alice James Books, A Concordance of Leaves (Diode 2013), abu ghraib arias (Flying Guillotine, 2011) and To See the Earth (Cleveland State, 2008). His work has garnered two NEA fellowships, four Ohio Arts Council Grants, the Arab American Book Award, and the Cleveland Arts Prize, amoung other honors. He is a prfessor of English at John Carroll University.

Philip Metres's Articles and Posts

Hanging Flags The Freeman
Hanging Flags
Bouncing down a West Bank road
fresh from a rally for peace
Outside the Complex The Freeman
Outside the Complex

Close enough to see only their shadows flickering in distant metal cages

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