Salma Ahmed Poems
|1.||From The Red Gardens||10/21/2011|
|4.||Behind A Smile||10/21/2011|
|5.||If I Could Start A Fire||10/21/2011|
|7.||In The Dark I Held Your Hand||10/22/2011|
Comments about Salma Ahmed
''Do you know that purple heart,
Always smiling on the sidewalk? ''
She said, her hands reaching to that part
Where her head was buried when she once broke.
''I've never seen that heart before,
But always knew it, it was mine,
Chanting spells at night outside my door,
Standing at my heels in every line.
And I always thought it strange,
That I heard it loudly, clearly beating,
No matter what the world will change,
Beat after beat, I heard it fleeting.
Repeated screaming would instead fill my soul,
The sounds of deranged pearl holders, ...