Hasib Hourani

Hasib Hourani is a Lebanese-Palestinian writer, editor, and arts worker living on un-ceded Wurundjeri Country. Their practice disrupts expectations of place, archive, and the relationship between the two. They are is a 2020 recipient of The Wheeler Centre’s Next Chapter Scheme and is currently working on a book of poetry about suffocation and the occupation of Palestine. You can find their work in Meanjin, Overland and Going Down Swinging, among others.

salt sore

the sunlight starts without me latecomer to the morning sleeping through alarms chasing yellow glow well after it has turned orange turned blue turned black tea steeping into its strongest self i am trying to change the way i look …

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sealed tight for safety

i call my suburb the god district because there’s a church on every corner because the sunsets here are beautiful because of all the retirement homes here’s where i saw god this week: on night-time concrete, while jumping, singing the …

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nothing ever really

i’m at the centre of something and yes, i can break through the plastic barrier of the thing i’m in but then i will just be trapped again, this time in something bigger, and this process will go on and …

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