Bentalha

Bentalha I Randa Aimour
i was born in a country
where the skies are blue
and tangerine
and every color in between
i was born in a country
where women were slaughtered
where markets were bombed
where poets were murdered
i was born in a country
that made martyrs out of families
orphans out of children
widows out of wives
and monsters out of men
i was born in a country
scarred by war
with turmoil still brewing
i was born in a country
where amnesia is self imposed
where traitors run free
and murderers govern us

Pebbles of Resistance: The Wedding

Pebbles of Resistance I Randa Aimour

In a village composed of families whose ties were made long before the earth was ever found to be round, he wanted segregation of the sexes. As if the women who’s presence he was rejecting weren’t the ones who birthed him.

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