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SKY WRI TEI NGS

Every major airport has a three-letter code from the International Air Transport Association, and Nasser Hussain has written a collection of poetry entirely from those codes.

Nasser Hussain

Poems written only from three-letter airport codes demand a new kind of passport. Every major airport has a three-letter code from the International Air Transport Association. In perhaps history's greatest-ever feat of armchair travel, Nasser Hussain has written a collection of poetry entirely from those codes.

In a dazzling aeronautic feat of constraint-based writing, SKY WRI TEI NGS explores the relationship between language and place in a global context. Watch as words jet-set across the map, leaving a poetic flight path. See letters take flight (and leave their baggage behind). (From Coach House Books)

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