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Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 The Lost Arabs
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'Visceral and energetic, Omar Sakr’s poetry confronts notions of identity and belonging head-on. Braiding together sexuality and divinity, conflict and redemption, The Lost Arabs is a seething, urgent collection from a distinctive new voice.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Notes

  • Dedication:

    For Candy Royalle,

    gone too soon but never lost

                  &

    my brother, Mohammed,

    without whom I could not do what I do.

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Works about this Work

Re-making Memories : The Poetry of Identity Simon-Peter Telford , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: TEXT : The Journal of the Australian Association of Writing Programs , October vol. 23 no. 2 2019;

— Review of The Lost Arabs Omar Sakr , 2019 selected work poetry ; Palace of Memory Paul Hetherington , 2019 selected work poetry

'How are our identities, our sense of self, constructed? Is it the projection of others that paints who we are, or is it a construction of our own? Is it the labels we assign ourselves, or impose on others? Does it all boil down to memories? Poets Omar Sakr and Paul Hetherington attempt to explore their own memories, thoughts, labels, and identities in their latest individual releases.' (Introduction)

Re-making Memories : The Poetry of Identity Simon-Peter Telford , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: TEXT : The Journal of the Australian Association of Writing Programs , October vol. 23 no. 2 2019;

— Review of The Lost Arabs Omar Sakr , 2019 selected work poetry ; Palace of Memory Paul Hetherington , 2019 selected work poetry

'How are our identities, our sense of self, constructed? Is it the projection of others that paints who we are, or is it a construction of our own? Is it the labels we assign ourselves, or impose on others? Does it all boil down to memories? Poets Omar Sakr and Paul Hetherington attempt to explore their own memories, thoughts, labels, and identities in their latest individual releases.' (Introduction)

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