Places

Baghdad, Iraq

Baghdad, Iraq

« There you are returning to her once more. You never knew how many times you left and how many times you said you would never go back to her. »  —Sadek Mohammah, Archaeology of Scorched Cities

Leather Engraving
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City of Literature
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To those days--bombing monuments…
When the soul talked for long to the roar of the truth…

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Procreation of light enlightens a hazy picture of fossilized memory and of panicked horrors of an effaced...

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She works meticulously, inserting the tip of the needle into a small gap of wool, looping the yarn around the second needle. Her eyes never blink, they are intently focused as she purses her lips and observes the...

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Mutanabi Street
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Baghdad's Mobile Libraries
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Mobile Libraries of Baghdad Community
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Hurriyah Neighborhood
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She is the remains
of sails
fought over by cats
from the tattered ends of tribes.
Her bleak mast
dreams of pirates
that will force out her...

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Story of (that) time

Story of that time; like tyrants who gargle in the depth ; in the (wood’s quiet) we were, night was in us; maybe we were stars, maybe we carried our clothes to where the river enters....

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Leather Engraving close-up
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