Author Archives: mirit mizrahi

About mirit mizrahi

artist, writer, activist, giant. זהירות! אני מזרחית

חום קיץ

תרגום: עדו קונרד בקיץ 2012 איש הצית את עצמו בתל אביב. הלהבות יצאו מכלל שליטה והגיעו עד לאוטובוס בבולגריה, מקום בו אנשים יוצאים לחופשה כאשר הם לא יכולים להרשות לעצמם משהו נאה יותר. ככזאת שידועה לפחד מדברים שכאלה, אני שמרתי … Continue reading

Posted in palestine-israel, poetry, עברית | Leave a comment

summer heat

In the summer of 2012 a man set himself on fire in Tel Aviv. The flames spun out of control and reached a bus in Bulgaria, where people go on vacation when they can’t afford something nicer. Known to live … Continue reading

Posted in palestine-israel, poetry | Leave a comment

in salameh بسلمة

may 2012 refugee mamas gonna walk down the street with baby in arms no fear in their eyes only hope for the future market place gonna be full of many language voices fruits bread sweets sacred kitsch ancient and just … Continue reading

Posted in palestine-israel, poetry | Leave a comment

my heart’s defense industry

lately i have been noticing the electricity in the air when we speak and the way it lingers in the silence between sentences and thinking of how we could fill that silence if we wanted with kisses whispers and moans … Continue reading

Posted in poetry | Leave a comment

let me teach you how we do math where i am from:

29 feb 2012 let me teach you how we do math where i am from: for example did you know that a hunger striking prisoner is cancelled out by some kids throwing rocks at praying people? (don’t worry, nobody died … Continue reading

Posted in palestine-israel, poetry | Leave a comment

on not feeling safe as a jew

written 28 february 2012 I want to preface this by saying that this isn’t an attempt to whitewash anti-Jewish racism that exists in the Palestine solidarity movement or anywhere. Like every single other form of racism, like sexism and queerphobia, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

ritual before open mic

Read your poems over and over. Try to banish self-hatred by imagining it as a tiny monster you can let outside for the night. Try to banish self-hatred by imagining it as sludge inside your body that you can cough … Continue reading

Posted in poetry | Leave a comment