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CLOSE READING: “The Pastoral Poem in the Broken World,” by Dilruba Ahmed

By on February 17, 2014

Dilruba Ahmed is the author of Dhaka Dust (Graywolf Press, 2011), winner of the Bakeless Literary Prize. Her poetry has appeared in Blackbird, Cream City Review, New England Review, New Orleans Review, and Indivisible: Contemporary South Asian American Poetry. Her