Naomi Shihab Nye

(12 March 1952 / St. Louis, Missouri)

Naomi Shihab Nye Poems

1. Making A Fist 1/20/2003
2. Two Countries 1/20/2003
3. Blood 1/20/2003
4. Hidden 1/13/2003
5. Half-And-Half 1/13/2003
6. Streets 1/20/2003
7. Sewing, Knitting, Crocheting... 1/13/2003
8. The Art of Disappearing 1/4/2012
9. So Much Happiness 1/4/2012
10. Famous 1/4/2012
11. Hugging the Jukebox 1/4/2012
12. Shoulders 1/4/2012
13. Different Ways to Pray 1/4/2012
14. Boy and Egg 1/4/2012
15. San Antonio 1/4/2012
16. Hello 1/4/2012
17. The Rider 1/4/2012
18. Burning the Old Year 1/4/2012
19. My Uncle’s Favorite Coffee Shop 1/4/2012
20. Jerusalem 1/4/2012

Hidden

If you place a fern
under a stone
the next day it will be
nearly invisible
as if the stone has
swallowed it.

If you tuck the name of a loved one
under your tongue too long

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