The Golems

Reposted from my blog for my Mythology and Folklore class.  The last thing the golem remembered was pain, as if every part of his body had been crushed. Looking at himself now, he was surprised to discover that he was whole and as strong as before. He wondered if he …

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I Am Baghdad III

Reposted from OnlineAhwa. I am Baghdad III, 2008, acrylic, charcoal and marker pen on Arabic newspaper on canvas, 48″ x 48″- 122 cm x 122 cm The portrait above gazes out at its audience, grabs its attention and commands it to listen. I Am Baghdad III is one of a …

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Abdellatif Laabi: “My Mother’s Language”

Also posted at OnlineAhwa  My Mother’s Language It’s been twenty years since I last saw my mother                 1 She starved herself to death They say that each morning she would pull her headscarf off and strike the floor seven times                                             5 cursing the heavens and the Tyrant I was in …

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