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Letter to Baghdad| Short Poem

She swallowed the smoke and the bombs away She exploded turning to shards that day Baghdad I’m sorry for the burden you had to carry Souls exploding and emploding that you bury They don’t know the beauty that you used to be The singing and dancing in your streets The way the ground felt so…

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Truth Told

A memory that’s not yet old Her, laying on my dorm room bed Fever filling her head Gun shots sounding closer and closer Baghdad, what have we done? I kiss her forehead, cover her with my blankets Sister, what have we done? I told her I have to step outside But she couldn’t hear me…

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Mornings in Baghdad

I remember when I was maybe eleven I had to wake up as early as seven, rush to the neighborhood baker He made our street smell like heaven The fresh bread gives me warmth on my morning walk And a lady sitting in the street selling something to eat Breakfast routine that I love to…

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