Ali's ghazals are contemporary and colloquial, deceptively simple, yet still grounded in tradition....Highly recommended. Library Journal
The beloved Kashmiri-American poet Agha Shahid Ali presents his own American ghazals. Calling on a line or phrase from fellow poets, Ali salutes those known and lovedW. S. Merwin, Mark Strand, James Tate, and morewhile in other searingly honest verse he courageously faces his own mortality.