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Suheir Hammad

Suheir Hammad

Suheir Hammad is a Palestinian spoken-word poet living in the United States. She has published a book of poems, Born Palestinian, Born Black, and a memoir, Drops of This Story, and is prominently featured in Listen Up! An Anthology of Spoken Word Poetry. You can visit her website at

Jueves 10 de Septiembre de 2009 19:11



a woman wears a bell carries a light calls searches through madness of deir yessin calls for  afah for bread orange peel under nails blue glass under feet gathers children in zeitoun sitting  ith dead mothers she unearths tunnels and buries sun onto trauma a score and a day rings a bell she is dizzy more than yesterday less than tomorrow a zig zag back dawaiyma back humming suba back shatilla back ramleh back jenin back il khalil back il quds all of it all underground in ancestral chests she rings a bell promising something 

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