Suheir Hammad

(1973 / Palestinian / American)

Suheir Hammad Poems

1. The Missing 4/9/2015
2. "On the brink of…" 2/4/2016
3. Of Woman Torn 4/26/2017
4. Jerusalem Sunday 4/26/2017
5. A Prayer Band 2/4/2016
6. What I Will 2/4/2016
7. land 2/4/2016
8. talisman 2/4/2016
9. 4:02 p.m. 2/4/2016
10. Daughter 2/25/2015
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Daughter

leaves and leaving call october home
her daughter releases wood
smoke from her skin
rich in scorpio
blood survived the first
flood each new year marks
a circle around her
thick bark middle
this the month summer and
winter fall into each
other and leave orange
yellow ashes
the vibrancy of death
carry it all
coiled in my belly
cut on the cusp
of libra tail
tips the scales
tonight it is raining in
the tradition of my parents
wanted a daughter not a writer
happy birthday poet
who loves you baby
the way your mama did
under ...

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