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Breath by Yahia Lababidi

Breath Beneath the intricate network of noise there’s a still more persistent tapestry woven of whispers, murmurs and chants It’s the heaving breath of the very earth carrying along the prayer of all things: trees, ants, stones, creeks and mountains…

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Little Graves by Uuno Kailas

Pieniä Hautoja                                                          "Little Graves" by Uuno Kailas (born 1901) translated by Richard Powell Sult' usein hiven elämääsi, itseäsi                                Often a speck of your life, of your self kuin varkain, tietämättäs aivan, katoaa                      Stealthily, quite without your knowing, disappears. Niin ryöstää ihmisiä…

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What Kind of Music

By Safaa Al-Nuaimi (Born in Baghdad 1971- live in London) ترى.. اي نوع من الموسيقى سيستمع اليها الربُ حين يبدأ بتعذيبنا..! لا اذكر من مدرستي سوى ظل المدير الطويل في أولات الصباح وهو ممتد من سارية العَلم حتى المرافق! نحن…

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The Lake by Toivo Pekkanen

from Toivo Pekkanen (born 1927) translated by Richard Powell   Järvi on niin suuri                                                                The lake is so big ja pimeinä syksyn öinä                                                         and on dark autumn nights sen vesi on aina mustaa                                                       its waters are always black   Pintakalvossa leikkivät                                                       …

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