Poem

Re: Poetic injustice Did you ever Did you ever consider that I wanted to stay Did you ever consider that You pushed me away Did you ever consider that It felt good at first but 4 years I felt neglected Did you ever consider that My heart wasn’t well protected Did you ever consider that you felt too much Did you ever consider that It was the reason we weren’t in touch Did you ever consider that I didn’t wantRead more

Book

Recommended reading on poets that speak hybrid languages: bint il neel I no surprise it was your father started it taught you allah’s word and said sing daughter sing a bird you sang from your belly to soar over all of egypt in the delta’s villages muwlads weddings ramadan breakfasts you flew your voice no surprise it was god started it put a burning in your mouth and said open up and sing you were young and a novelty voiceRead more

Poem

Re: Social Displacement | Finding Yasmine | Wish I was called something earthy something flirty something alternative not alternatively spelt so I don’t have to explain the missing J missing May spring bloom when I am supposed to be as pretty and fragrant as my name.   Image: Motorcycle Migration and Baggage, Tassoultante, Morocco. Copyright © 2018 Yasmine Bendjoudi. All rights reserved.Read more