For National Poetry Month. here's a selection by a Pennsylvania poet, from a Pennsylvania press. Award-winning poet Gregory Djanikian confronts the horror of the Armenian genocide of 1915; his poems also relate his boyhood in Egypt and his eventual emigration to the United States, where he grew up in Williamsport, PA.
BookMark: So I Will Till the Ground by Gregory Djanikian (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2007)
By ALAN JALOWITZ • April 23, 2008