Treasure Island

Naomi Shihab Nye

(12 March 1952 / St. Louis, Missouri)

Poems of Naomi Shihab Nye

1. Alaska 1/4/2012
2. Blood 1/20/2003
3. Boy and Egg 1/4/2012
4. Burning the Old Year 1/4/2012
5. Different Ways to Pray 1/4/2012
6. Famous 1/4/2012
7. Fundamentalism 1/4/2012
8. Half-And-Half 1/13/2003
9. Hello 1/4/2012
10. Hidden 1/13/2003
11. Hugging the Jukebox 1/4/2012
12. Jerusalem 1/4/2012
13. Last August Hours Before the Year 2000 1/4/2012
14. Making A Fist 1/20/2003
15. My Uncle’s Favorite Coffee Shop 1/4/2012
16. San Antonio 1/4/2012
17. Sewing, Knitting, Crocheting... 1/13/2003
18. Shoulders 1/4/2012
19. So Much Happiness 1/4/2012
20. Spruce Street, Berkeley 1/4/2012

Streets

A man leaves the world
and the streets he lived on
grow a little shorter.

One more window dark
in this city, the figs on his branches
will soften for birds.

If we stand quietly enough evenings

[Hata Bildir]