Muhammad Ali Clay
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Muhammad Ali Clay

Yesterday afternoon, I overheard the following conversation between my mother and her friend: Friend: Hay ya Samiera, ma galu Muhammad Ali Clay raggadohu mustashfa [Oh, Samiera, they say Muhammad Ali Clay has been hospitalized] Mom: Ay walai kallamatni Sara, kur3alai [Yes, Sara told me, my goodness] That is the name by which he was known in … Continue reading

Coin
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Coin

Written sometime in 2013 _______________________________   The customer walks away, leaving the merchant counting his money. …Correction – HER money. HER hard earned money. She looks down at the bag, marveling at how oversized – and empty – it looks now that it has become her property. She strains to hear the sound coming from the bottom … Continue reading

Waiting in Vain
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Waiting in Vain

Written sometime in 2012  _______________________ I could cry, but what good would it do It won’t bring you home sooner Won’t bridge the widening gap between us Won’t change the fact that time and time again You Insist on taking the car when you know full well that I have somewhere to go. I was really looking … Continue reading