Khalid al Maaly

(1956 / as-Samawa /Iraq)

Biography of Khalid al Maaly

Khalid al Maaly poet

Khalid al-Maaly, born in as-Samawa, Iraq in 1956 is a leading Arab writer, poet and publisher. Updates

Death By Thirst

The well had dried
the bucket came up empty
and we had travelled far
meeting neither beast
nor fowl on our way
but we heard time
whining. Its clock turned
like a millstone as we waited
for a sign.

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