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Her first book was published in 1980 and was called "Different Ways To Pray"

Her first book was published in 1980 and was called "Different Ways To Pray"

Oman: The Turtle of Oman by Naomi Shihab Nye

Oman: The Turtle of Oman by Naomi Shihab Nye

Personality: Tough A little bit anxious Back talker Hard headed Really a nervous wreck and very emotional Likes: Being accepted Platform shoes (to make her seem taller) Ripped jeans Sunny days The beach Eyeliner Playing soccer

Personality: Tough A little bit anxious Back talker Hard headed Really a nervous wreck and very emotional Likes: Being accepted Platform shoes (to make her seem taller) Ripped jeans Sunny days The beach Eyeliner Playing soccer

POEM: FAMOUS BY NAOMI SHIHAB NYE

POEM: FAMOUS BY NAOMI SHIHAB NYE

Naomi Shihab Nye writes beautiful poetry that makes one think of peace under difficult conditions. Her poem, My Father and the Fig Tree, speaks of her fathers love of seemingly fig trees, but really fig trees are just a symbol for a longing for his homeland.

Naomi Shihab Nye writes beautiful poetry that makes one think of peace under difficult conditions. Her poem, My Father and the Fig Tree, speaks of her fathers love of seemingly fig trees, but really fig trees are just a symbol for a longing for his homeland.

Watching palm trees swirl a sickening pattern past the glass--making a fist (naomi shihab nye)

Watching palm trees swirl a sickening pattern past the glass--making a fist (naomi shihab nye)

Naomi Shihab Nyes poem is often carried by many people in their back pockets to remind them of the act of kindness in the most difficult of times. Nye states that the poem came to her after an act of kindness by a Colombian man. Nye and her husband were on their honeymoon when they were robbed of their possessions.

Naomi Shihab Nyes poem is often carried by many people in their back pockets to remind them of the act of kindness in the most difficult of times. Nye states that the poem came to her after an act of kindness by a Colombian man. Nye and her husband were on their honeymoon when they were robbed of their possessions.

VirginiaCreates: Naomi Shihab Nye

VirginiaCreates: Naomi Shihab Nye

Teach Poetry and Migration with “Business” by Naomi Shihab Nye

Teach Poetry and Migration with “Business” by Naomi Shihab Nye

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