Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Coffee Break Poem: Land

his approach
to love he said
was that of a farmer

most love like
hunters and like
hunters most kill
what they desire

he tills
soil through toes
nose in the wet
earth he waits
prays to the gods
and slowly harvests
ever thankful

by Suheir Hammad
from ZaatarDiva
Rattapallax Press, 2006