Monthly Archives: September 2012

Nomad

The womb let go of me In a volcanic eruptions Making me arrive to A touch of mercy, Tears of sigh, Scar of Stitches, and forty Days cycle of pain The rituals thereafter A kiss of dates and The call of … Continue reading

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Divorce

Tuesday 2pm sharp By Doqon lama waayo where the sheep compete for a share of Poisonous grass That their mouths Make home It erodes their flesh and their family ties that The Wolves have no appetite For such sheep That … Continue reading

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Flowers

I am Somalia I am Mogadishu I am Beled Xaawo I am Afmadow I am every god-damn city scarred by drought. Yesterday I buried flowers that longed to blossom and one that anguished with heart breaks! And on this fine … Continue reading

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Memories

These memories narrate its scented story Words soaked with ink Searching for handkerchief to Wipe its grey rain  

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Fear

Masterpiece of raw meat Hostage to midnight wolf Rotten by death Miracle I am alive

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Forgiveness

Today I went to the places That sheltered us to awaken the memories My wrath on you forever

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The Testimony

Print! I am a Muslim We don’t look the same I take pride in Mary’s veil So I leave you to guess The colour of my hair And work out the Shade of my eyes And the line my lips … Continue reading

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