Monthly Archives: October 2011

يا طير, يا طير / my sister

for neveen my sister is a bird يا طير, يا طير she let her hair taste the salt of the gulf of mexico first before deciding, she let go her enemies she taught me the importance of dabke, she wore … Continue reading

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identity creature

i am a papier-mâché chimaera fairy tale creature pieces of hebrew language black panther newsletters unfinished scholarly papers and political manifestos poems never shared with the world sewn together with knotted scraps of black thread come loose from a keffiyeh … Continue reading

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