Authors

Ismail Bala

Library of Congress (or Local) Name

Bala, Ismail

Fall 10-1-2010

Participant Status

Resident

Genre

Poetry

Abstract

Includes "The Writing Angel," "Dawn of Future (Chronicle of a Democracy foretold)," "The Poetry of Others," "Safe Keeping," "Zainabu," "The Bather," "The Mislaid Bracelet and the Bandaged Wrist," "The Crown of Love," "Sonnet," “Big Bodies," "Pears and Plums," "Poetry," "Life Will Do Nothing," "Rising from Death," Just Like in the Horror Films," "The Exercise," "After and Before," "When I Gather My Short," "After the Lean Harvest, Lord, its Time" and "Where We Come From."

Translation Note

"Safe Keeping" translated from the Hausa of Mustafa Bello Marka. “Zainabu” translated from Hausa of Salisu Saidu.

Total Pages

15 pages

Residence at the time of participation

Nigeria

Working Language

English

Role

poet

Resident's Biography

http://iwp.uiowa.edu/node/822

Rights

Copyright © 2010 Ismail Bala

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URL

http://ir.uiowa.edu/iwp_archive/292