Sharifa Tartoussi


ACT I: Marigolds If I should drive out to the country in my most abjuring dreams Let there be marigolds growing on the highway Yellow and cheerful and hungry for sun Constant and timeless and vulnerable Let all the passenger-seat …

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On Blood and Handprints

We talk about blood – the way it pools in basins and nails, turns brown when you leave it to soak too long and stains. Tayta has lived in this house forty two years
 and learns to repurpose her memories, …

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