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Michael Wiegers

Michael Wiegers is executive editor of Copper Canyon Press and editor of two anthologies, This Art and The Poet’s Child.


His Indomitable Self

Winter 2009 | Poetry

If poets and their art provide us with tools necessary for living, then Mahmoud Darwish may be the hammer and chisel in poetry’s chest, feared by some for his capacity to tear down the walls of comfortable myths, and lauded by others for his ability to carve a crystalline beauty from the Alhambraic stones of the amorphous present.