New Poetry Collection Unfolds to a Transformative Experience

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Israfil Sahibdeen returns to the world of literature with a follow-up to his first book of poems

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Caribbean writer Israfil Sahibdeen returns to the world of literature with a second book of poems. Poems - Book II, the sequel to his first book, Poems, is a testament to poetry’s power to transform the mind and the colorful diversity of human experience.

Sahibdeen’s latest collection is breathtaking in its range of subjects yet with his unique poetic voice he makes each piece relevant, immediate and emotionally accessible. Some his works are reflections on subjects of personal importance, for instance spirituality as seen in the poems, “Jesus Call Us Again,” and “We Are One”. His other poems provide an insightful commentary on issues present in today’s society some of which include abortion, women’s rights and peace. The diversity of the subjects he explores makes his work appealing to a wide audience,

“The poems found in this book makes good reading, and can be an inspiration not only for poets but for those in the area of literature,” he says.

Edifying, transformative and truly one of a kind, Poems - Book II is proof of Sahibdeen’s mastery in translating human experience, emotions and thoughts in a way that is deeply affecting, enjoyable and ultimately unforgettable.

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About the Author
Israfil Sahibdeen was born in Thick Village, Siparia Road, Fyzabad, South Trinidad. During his early childhood he attended the KPA Hindu School, CM school and then went on to Southern Polytechnic College. Sahibdeen has worked different jobs including senior mechanic, instrument technician and electrician. Israfil Sahibdeen also holds a Certificate in Poetry, from University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago. He loves reading the poetry of George Herbert, Andrew Marvell, Rudyard Kipling, Rabindranath Tagore, and Toris Okotie. Sahibdeen is married and has two children.

Poems - Book II * by Israfil Sahibdeen
Publication Date: February 8, 2013
Trade Paperback; $12.99; 106 pages; 978-1-4797-9046-3
Trade Hardback; $19.99; 106 pages; 978-1-4797-9047-0
eBook; $3.99; 978-1-4797-9048-7

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