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characters War / Torn 107 ´ Poetry Middle Eastern Studies LGBTIA Studies Lambda Literary Award winner Hasan Namir's debut collection of poetry WARTORN is a brazen and lyrical interrogation of religion and masculinity the performance and sense of belonging they delineate and draw together Namir summons prayer violence and the sensuality of love revisiting tenets of N collides and bridges together worlds of chaos and love and sex and violence and lust and hope Beautiful heartbreaking and an unflinching look at the terrifying reality of homophobia war and shame A collection of poems that asks how do we reconcile all the parts of our identities and histories with the sincerity and caring touch only Hasan can bring to it Daniel ZomparelliPrecise and relentless in its interrogation of doctrine intimacy and masculinities Hasan Namir's poetry is informed by violence and infused with tenderness WARTORN slashes perception to ribbons and cradles the remains Carleigh Bake. 35 starsI had a hard time understanding a number of the poems in this collection but I wanted to keep reading The most powerful poems for me and my favorites were “Children of Adam” “MosueInternal” and to a little bit of a lesser extent “Shreds”

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Poetry Middle Eastern Studies LGBTIA Studies Lambda Literary Award winner Hasan Namir's debut collection of poetry WARTORN is a brazen and lyrical interrogation of religion and masculinity the performance and sense of belonging they delineate and draw together Namir summons prayer violence and the sensuality of love revisiting tenets of Islam and dictates of war to break the barriers between the profane and the sacredWARTORN mourns loves and burns all the derogatory impulses of our continuous present This book is of and against our time WARTORN is a breathless elegy in the most defiantly tender poeti. Relatable and sensational poetry compilation Some parts read a little blasphemous almost but overall I loved it Loved God in Pink too and looking forward to what this inspiring and amazing author has in the works

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War TornCs you can imagine Jordan ScottWARTORN reminds us of how dexterous and wholly embracing poetry can be In the hands of Hasan Namir poetry spans from origin stories to the afterlife; it holds blessings and erotic provocations fear and forgiveness and tangled tangled love Amber DawnWritten in emotional and visceral language Hasan Namir's poems are bold exploring the harsh expectations of masculinity the battles we wage in our worlds large and small and the holiness in desire In these poems there are no dichotomies but the full breadth of human experience from the roughest to the tenderest moments WARTOR. I read God in Pink immediately after it was published in 2015 I found it on a coworkers desk and because the cover and title are so beautiful I knew I wanted to get my hands on it It was by no means a favorite but it left a huge impact I still think about it and recommend it often When a saw that Namir was publishing a new work I instantly added it to my TBR Unfortunately i'm a bit disappointed by this I'm not saying that it's bad I don't think it is I'm saying that I didn't understand most of it and that's ok This book isn't for me I hope that those who it is for find their way to it MosueInternal was my favorite of the collection There are plenty of lovely lines throughout My two favorites we can speak within each other voiceless mouths raging in intimacy and I can exist in you the other me