My Urohs

Emelihter Kihleng

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My Urohs

My Urohs By Emelihter Kihleng My Urohs The first collection of poetry by a Pohnpeian poet Emelihter Kihleng s My Urohs is described by distinguished Samoan writer and artist Albert Wendt as refreshingly innovative and compelling a new wa

  • Title: My Urohs
  • Author: Emelihter Kihleng
  • ISBN: 9780979378836
  • Page: 333
  • Format: Paperback
  • My Urohs By Emelihter Kihleng The first collection of poetry by a Pohnpeian poet, Emelihter Kihleng s My Urohs is described by distinguished Samoan writer and artist Albert Wendt as refreshingly innovative and compelling, a new way of seeing ourselves in our islands, an important and influential addition to our Pacific literature.
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    1. Calzean on said:

      I was quite surprised and impressed by this short set of poems stories about life in Micronesia It s an area of the world of know little of The author paints a plague of social issues, the domination of the USA and islands where the traditional life has been replaced by fast food and Kool Aid.

    2. Emma Deplores Goodreads Censorship on said:

      This is a slim collection of poetry by an author from Pohnpei, an island in the Federated States of Micronesia I freely admit to not being a poetry reader and therefore not the best judge of it, but my world books challenge has taken me out of my comfort zone in all kinds of ways and this book was the best option for Micronesia I liked it best when it talked about aspects of life in Pohnpei and the author s feelings about her country having lived abroad but returned.But for the most part I was u [...]

    3. Harry Rutherford on said:

      This is my book from Micronesia for the Read The World challenge It is apparently the first collection of poetry by a Pohnpeian poet I have to admit, I didn t pick it up with a great deal of enthusiasm my main reaction when it arrived in the post was oh well, at least it s short Because picking books for this exercise is always a bit of a lottery, but the smaller the country, the worse the odds And the track record for slim volumes of poetry is not great either.However, I was pleasantly surprise [...]

    4. Brian on said:

      It s a beautiful collection Always very cool and important to see poets speaking for and from regions without a lot of poetic representation.

    5. Kelly on said:

      The first poem in the collection, Linda Rabon Torres, addresses a woman from Guam who shot and killed a 14 year old Chuukese boy in her backyard jungle Chuuk is another of the states in the Federated States of Micronesia Kihleng doesn t explain what a backyard jungle is, but I take the phrase pretty much at face value in Destiny Fulfilled, a rumination on the poet s friend who serves in the US army and on Micronesians killed fighting American wars, Kihleng writes about Jimmy Mote, a Marshallese [...]

    6. Janet Damian on said:

      Short read but this collection of poetry is on point I m Micronesian myself and I relate to these short poems in so many ways.

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