LONGING DEFINITION

THE WORLD MIRROR / SHAKE HEARTS
18.9.2017

 

It is to remember
In a moment of weakness…
A small drop of blood
On a handkerchief…
It is not tuberculosis
I wish it was…

 

Poem Aref Hamza (Like a needy hands, 2007. Written in 2002). 
Translation from Arabic Shurouk Hammoud, 2017. 

Shake hearts column publishes poetry in three languages. 
Drawing Raed Zeno.