Al-Azzawi, Fadhil; Mattawa, Khaled (Translator). Rochester, NY: BOA Editions 2003 First Edition. Trade paperback. 143 pp. Inscribed to previous owner and signed by Al-Azzawi. A clean, attractive copy. “This collection features poems from Al-Azzawi’s six previous Arabic poetry collections and many new poems. Springing from classical Arabic poetry, his poems speak to political exile, cultural marginalization, and Middle Eastern and Western histories and mythologies. Al-Azzawi employs humor, melancholy and tenderness to celebrate new worlds of possibility.” Book: Very Good. Dust Jacket: .