THE WORLD MIRROR / SHAKE HEARTS
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.