Walid Khazendar

Walid Khazendar was awarded the Palestine Prize for Poetry in 1997.

Four Poems

Walid Khazendar, translated by Tom Paulin, 25 May 2006

The Sail, Again

Only to sleep for a bit and then to wake up – this’d force the pack from off my shoulders draw the pushiness from out my chest and burst the buttons – the too-tight buttons – tin wafers – that’re stuck there

was it all for nothing then the thing we launched? that fell down hard on us? – it’s time we drew a line I mean time we...

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