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The Feminist Wire

Three poems by Ari Belathar: "when the only possibility / is to collapse on a piece of paper / to place time bombs / in the cities that I leave behind / and continue being everywhere / having already left"

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A poem by Ari Blethar as part of the the dic·tion·ar·y project: "it happens sometimes / that the word adjusts cleanly / with the forgiveness that only the dead give"

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The Book of Departures

In The Book of Departures the poems are full of abandon houses, empty suitcases, postmen that don't call, doors that slam shut; all images of loneliness and separation–elegies for a loss beyond words.

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Interview with Ari Belathar on KPFA Radio Pacifica

Listen to the entire interview with Ari Belathar by Maria Di Maruka from Full Circle, KPFA Radio Pacifica in Berkeley, California.

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La Danza del Venado

Inspired by Ari Belathar’s experience of crossing the border from Mexico into the United States as a child, La Danza Del Venado tells the story of five migrants whose journey into the north is thwarted when they find themselves lost in the middle of the Sonoran Desert in southern Arizona.

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