A Poem for Palestine

I breathe into the mushq of hundred incense sticks like some weedhead, a mujnoon To numb the bomb smoke propelled from Falastin to Kashmir through my heart’s invisible pipeline   Black worms writhe out from Mejdool dates on my iftar platter – dates my muhajir friend from West Gaza had … Read more →

Warriors aka Refugees

Answering the ringing of my doorbell I opened my front door to new faces, these faces were not from nearby, but from a land far away, the story of whose destruction is often the headline at prime time on my TV. Old people accompanied by young children wondering that we … Read more →