Voices in the Air: Poems for Listeners

Voices in the Air: Poems for Listeners


Acclaimed and award-winning poet, teacher, and National Book Award finalist Naomi Shihab Nye’s uncommon and unforgettable voice offers readers peace, humor, inspiration, and solace. This volume of almost one hundred original poems is a stunning and engaging tribute to the diverse voices past and present that comfort us, compel us, lead us, and give us hope.

Voices in the Air is a collection of almost one hundred original poems written by the award-winning poet Naomi Shihab Nye in honor of the artists, writers, poets, historical figures, ordinary people, and diverse luminaries from past and present who have inspired her. Full of words of encouragement, solace, and hope, this collection offers a message of peace and empathy.

Voices in the Air celebrates the inspirational people who strengthen and motivate us to create, to open our hearts, and to live rewarding and graceful lives. With short informational bios about the influential figures behind each poem, and a transcendent introduction by the poet, this is a collection to cherish, read again and again, and share with others. Includes an index.

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  • Rachel Strolle

    File under: I'm trying to be a poetry person, but I think novels in verse are as close as I can get...

  • Jeanie Phillips

    Loved this collection of poems by a favorite poet! There are many many favorites in these pages and I can envision using them with students in a variety of ways. And the final version promises illustr...

  • Ashley

    I want to memorize the introduction and recite it to everyone I know. ...

  • Julia Wilson

    Any book of poetry by Naomi Shihab Nye is cause for celebration and this volume which will be published early next year is no exception. This lovely book of over 100 poems dips into a wide variety of ...

  • Ms. Yingling

    E ARC from Edelweiss PlusThis new collection of poems from the wonderful Nye is a bit of a mixed bag. On the one hand, when she is good, she makes me cry. Her Honeybee and A Maze Me are always the fir...

  • Lynn

    I worked my way slowly through this collection with a poem or two a day, holding the reins on my urge to read another and then another and gallop through all at once.Thoughtful, funny, moving, inspiri...

  • Kathy

    Nearly 100 short poems celebrate others' voices, from writers and singers to her own Palestinian-American father. Lovely to read leisurely and think about, this leads the reader to more discoveries. T...

  • Sarah

    I received this through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. A poem in verse that brings light to current social issues. This novel can challenge readers politically, or it will empower them. I...

  • Bill Evans

    I've become a bigger fan of poetry recently, so I welcomed the receiving of this fine body of work by this accomplished author. Admittedly my realm is that of horror short stories, so I don't consider...

  • Rebecca

    Insightful and thought-provoking reflections on modern life/digital age, encouragement to slow down, listen to nature, appreciation quiet moments, enjoy childhood, learn from those who came before and...