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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Fading by Jeremy Page

FADING And I wonder how long you will know me, how long until I join the bit part players, characters who made their first appearance after you had lost the plot. How long until the fragile line between me and…

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Ramadan by Yahia Lababidi

Ramadan month of quiet strength and loud weaknesses when our stubborn habits and discarded resolutions are re-examined under the regard and rigorous slowness of fasting testing our appetite for transfiguration month of waiting and wading through the shallows to the…

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