Nathalie Handal

French / Palestinian / American
Nathalie Handal
French / Palestinian / American
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The Phone Call

The phone line is on fire,
my cousin's spirit in flames
as she tells me
about Dar Al-Kalima
an occupied school, pre-K to 10th grade:
24 bullets on the English classroom door
not 1 door standing,
all crosses destroyed in this Lutheran school
and little Ibrahim, 10 years old,
now sleeps on his stomach
his back dark blue, beaten by soldiers-
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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Topic(s) of this poem: news
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