Frases de Naomi Shihab Nye
Naomi Shihab Nye
Data de nascimento: 12. Março 1952
Naomi Shihab Nye , is a poet, songwriter, and novelist. She was born to a Palestinian father and an American mother. Although she calls herself a "wandering poet", she refers to San Antonio as her home. She says a visit to her grandmother in the West Bank village of Sinjil was a life-changing experience. Nye was the recipient of the 2014 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children's Literature.
Citações Naomi Shihab Nye
„It is really hard to be lonely very long in a world of words. Even if you don't have friends somewhere, you still have language, and it will find you and wrap its little syllables around you and suddenly there will be a story to live in.“
Fonte: I'll Ask You Three Times, Are You OK?: Tales of Driving and Being Driven
„you will never catch up.
Walk around feeling like a leaf
know you could tumble at any second.
Then decide what to do with your time.
--The Art of Disappearing“
Fonte: Salting the Ocean: 100 Poems by Young Poets
Fonte: Time You Let Me In: 25 Poets under 25
„Where we live in the world
is never one place. Our hearts,
those dogged mirrors, keep flashing us
moons before we are ready for them.“
Fonte: 19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East
Fonte: Words Under the Words: Selected Poems
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„It was terrible when a single conversation with someone determined your whole future relationship.“
Fonte: There Is No Long Distance Now