Wednesday, April 09, 2014

NAJWAN DARWISH: A Moment of Silence

And what did the Armenians say?

An Umayyad monk
spins wheat and wool above us

Time is a scarecrow

That’s what the Armenians said

This poem was translated by KAREEM JAMES ABU-ZEID and was published in the April 2014 issue of Poetry 

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