Aching clay

  by Iqbal Tamimi for Ismael Shammout I bridge two points with hesitation It’s a step back The shoulders of memories That used to jostle me in a crowd Evade me I slip in the bosom of surprise Your eyes undressed Exposing … silent cries... Read more

Mahmud Darwish lamented

  First Published: 2008-08-13                       ‘Send me an embarrassed tune written with your silent eyes’, recites Iqbal Tamimi in dedication to Palestinian national poet Mahmud Darwish

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