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Tiel Aisha Ansari
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Tiel Aisha Ansari is a Sufi warrior poet. Her work has been featured by Fault Lines Poetry, Windfall, KBOO and an Everyman’s Library anthology, among others. Her collections include Knocking from Inside, High-Voltage Lines,Country Well-Known as an Old Nightmare’s Stable, The Day of My First Driving Lesson, and Dervish Lions. She works as a data analyst for the Portland Public School district and is president emerita of the Oregon Poetry Association and former host of the Wider Window Poetry show on KBOO Community Radio, Visit her online