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Praying to the Black Cat

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Splintered relationships, paternal fears, infidelity, the historical weight of oppression and violence, hauntings, madness and familial corrosion-Henry Israeli's poetry in "Praying to The Black Cat" knows no bounds.
Paperback, 80 pages
Published April 17th 2010 by Web del Sol Association
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Donald Armfield
Aug 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: poetry
More poetry from Israeli. As always great stuff. I look forward to reading his newest collection. Favorites listed below.

-The Shimmering Maze
-Failed Explanation
-Symphony Number One
-The Salve
-Asseveration Afterglow
-Straight Through to Morning
-My Irreverent Days
-Three Apparitions
-Mischief at Night

the whole collection is a must read. The dementia accounts through out the book is a great twist within the collection.
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Henry Israeli’s poetry collections are Our Age of Anxiety (White Pine, Fall 2019) god’s breath hovering across the waters, (Four Way Books: 2016), Praying to the Black Cat (Del Sol: 2010), and New Messiahs (Four Way Books: 2002). He is also the translator of three books by Albanian poet Luljeta Lleshanaku. He has been awarded fellowship grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, Canada ...more