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Just Lemons And Limes

Rating: 5.0

Auntie Salma has died
A Palestinian mother
Far from home
Not complaining

Her daughters and son crushed fresh lime and lemon leaves
From potted plants
And held them to her nose at the last
An aroma of home
Not war

Not separation
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Allemagne Roßmann 29 September 2011

witty-gritty tale..i like it reading

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Leigh A. Hill 08 July 2006

Hearfelt and Bittersweet... perfect. Love Starr

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