Storytelling is a well-loved tradition that has accompanied human civilization through the ages. There are many ways to tell a story. Jamal Ben Noman Al-Yemni tells his stories through the powerful medium of poetry. His new book, “Halah wa Halah” (published by Xlibris AU), is a collection of poems written in the Arabic language that capture the essence of what it means to live, love and be human in today’s times.
“Halah wa Halah” explores a dazzling range of subjects but the author’s unique poetic voice makes each poem relevant, immediate and emotionally accessible. According to Al-Yemni these poems were inspired by his personal experiences and issues that he encountered in real-life. It offers something to every reader, it has inspiration and comfort for the weary, insight for those hungry for knowledge and it has entertainment for those who are simply looking for a pleasurable poetic reading experience.
Beautifully crafted, “Halah wa Halah” is a journey for the heart, soul and senses. Above all, this poetic anthology is a testament to the transformative power of poems.