POEM: Sepia’s haram

POEM: Sepia’s haram

at ab felA Selling dreams of sultry surroundings Sordid coffee Scandalous serenity Of the silenced voices Within the locutions that have constrained my fading Arabic tongue Squiggles Vowels Seens س and sheens ش Leave nostalgic backdrops Oh, To fluently embrace the outcasts of the old Middle East Silent reconnections Of sepia screams Unwrapping rebellions In [...]