Ports of Soul

  Hasan al-Nifi's photo    “A Flower from my Country” by Hasan al-Nifi   Oh, flower It has lost her dew suddenly The heart’s tears flowed into its vein She scavenges from soil pain and sips Embers of catastrophe from the silt of its depths   Her roots’ pulse has watered the earth’s wounds Its tenderness … Continue reading Ports of Soul

“When I Love”

  When I love I feel that I am the king of time I possess the earth and everything on it and ride into the sun upon my horse.   When I love I become liquid light invisible to the eye and the poems in my notebooks become fields of mimosa and poppy.   When … Continue reading “When I Love”