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Tag Archives: poetry
Mahmoud Darwish (1941-2008) may well be Palestine’s greatest poet, and perhaps that of the Arab world. His works, though specific to the Palestinian question, are much broader. They speak of dispossession, yearning, the need for a home. The broken wings … Continue reading
Cats in the Garden In the slight cool thin morning breeze in my backyard garden The cats’ faces side by side One walking through ankle high plants in imitation of her long ago parents slouching through the jungle low and … Continue reading
Nantucket Video PostCard-Poets, Whales and Celebrities (Please watch the 1-minute, sound-rich Nantucket Travel Video PostCard at the end of this post) Nantucket Island is one of those places where the images linger long after the visit. This small island, approximately … Continue reading
Just a flower on a city street Passing feet No one noticing
Where nothing stands between us From Kaleel Sakakeeny
Chevrons sky high Winged flight of birds in falling light South heading Away from me Not personal. Maybe they’ll return to where I was That night they dipped their wings good by All except one who stands by my side … Continue reading