Category Archives: 19 Varieties of Gazelles: Poems of the Middle East

Come visit the Middle East where Fowzi beats everyone at dominoes, Abu Mahmound knows every eggplant and peach in his garden, and the other characters that Naomi Shibab Nye has written about in her poetry.

What Does This Mean To You?

Hey, Today we are picking out favorite poems from 19 Varieties of Gazelles and explaining what they mean to us. What is your favorite poem from this book? What did it mean to you? Julia: The Clean Rinse by Naomi Shibab … Continue reading

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More Poetry!

Hello, We decided to write some of our own poetry inspired by Naomi Shibab Nye, explaining some of our own culture. Please tell us your thoughts, as well as post some of your own poetry. Julia:  How to Dream Three … Continue reading

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19 Varieties of Gazelles:Poems of the Middle East

Hey readers, Today we are starting the book 19 Varities of Gazelles: Poems of the Middle East. The author, Naomi Shibab Nai, heard many stories of the Middle East when she was a girl. When the prejudice of Arabs came around after … Continue reading

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