Category Archives: Reviews

Review of the poem, “Faulty”

Review of the poem, “Faulty” by the editor of Bees Are Dead Press, UK Dah’s “Faulty” is a pensive and self-reflecting piece that paints the sky a tumbling Apocalyptic -grey whilst the subject ruminates upon their melancholic Weltzschmerz. A beautifully … Continue reading

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Say This In A Whisper

Dah’s words are highly recommended portents of laughter, conduits of power, love, grace, rebellion, acceptance, fortitude, genuine sensuality, beautiful sorrow,forthrightness, intelligence, wit, heart-wrenchingly truthful and delicate musings upon the human condition (such as it is), generous contemplations upon our frailties … Continue reading

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Say This In A Whisper

Dah’s poetry collection, Say This In A Whisper, should perhaps come with an advisory: there are sexually charged poems such as “How To Love A Lover”, “Summer, Ocean”, “Pulsar” and “Underwater, Still Breathing”. Their nexus is the relationship between lovers, … Continue reading

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‘In Forbidden Language’: an introduction

Others have praised Dah’s poetry long and passionately. My life’s work is about getting these themes into the world as articulately as possible: That all life is sacred, and that we are the architects of our universe, each a microcosm … Continue reading

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Reviews of “Runaway”

A review of “Runaway” (in Verse-Virtual) By Alan Walowitz Dah—he goes by one name—contributes Runaway to the June issue of V-V. This is a closely observed and terribly sad rendering of a scene in downtown Santa Cruz. It’s a tribe … Continue reading

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The Translator (reviewed)

This fourth collection of poems by Dah, ‘The Translator’, reveals the subdued, watercolor melancholy of foggy harbor scenes, receding radiance of rugged canyons, and diverse personified winds. Dah connects with nature’s silence rather than downtown’s cacophony. He listens to the … Continue reading

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The Translator (reviewed)

From: Lost Coast Review (Los Angeles), 2016 Winter Issue Review of my fourth poetry book ‘The Translator’ Transcendent Zero Press (2015) Reviewed by Michael Minassian, Ph.D, Literature http://www.lostcoastreview.com/book-review-the-translator/  

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