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The anthology Dance the Guns to Silence celebrates the life, struggles and achievements of Nigerian writer and activist Ken Saro-Wiwa with 100 poems from internationally-known and award-winning poets and laureates across the globe.

The title, Dance the Guns to Silence, is taken from one of Saro-Wiwa's own poems, "Dance". There is a foreword written by Ken Wiwa, Ken Saro-Wi
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Paperback, 200 pages
Published November 23rd 2005 by Flipped Eye Publishing
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As the title reflects, this book is a compilation dedicated to Ken Saro-Wiwa. And as true for most compilations, some of the pieces spoke to me more than others. One aspect of this book that I really liked was the inclusion of poets from various cultures/countries. Although this made the book somewhat disjointed in the sense that it seemed to lack a certain flow or rhythm, the various styles and perspectives also emphasized how well-known and respected Ken Saro-Wiwa was, and the loss felt after ...more
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