Author: Ra'ad Abdulqadir

Ra'ad Abdulqadir (1953-2003) is a pioneer of the Iraqi prose poem, the author of five poetry collections, and a lifelong editor of Aqlam, Iraq's leading literary magazine. EXCEPT FOR THIS UNSEEN THREAD: SELECTED POEMS (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2021), translated by Mona Kareem, is his first collection in English translation.

Except for This Unseen Thread
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Except for This Unseen Thread

Ugly Duckling Presse

Poetry. Published in Baghdad in 2006, Falcon with Sun Overhead and The Age of Entertainment inspired a new generation of Iraqi poets, charmed by Ra'ad's ability to write tender poems in times of destruction and fury. While many of his peers were wri...

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