A Sword with Bladed Perfume by A.Fawaz

A poem by Ahmad Fawaz ( Lebanon ) Translated by Sihem Hammouda (Tunisia ) On the battlefield of soul, your spectrum wages Delusive torrential raids, Your breaths fall in perfume drizzle, And with the sunbeam, the fall of smile races, My soul then is split into a hill scented with your jasmine, The heart at…

Darkness and Mist

A poem by Abdel Hakim Atiya ( Algeria ) Translated by Sihem Hammouda (Tunisia ) Darkness and Mist Darkness me overwhelmed, Mist my cities shrouded, And sorrow in all roads cloaked. A train I am, From the steam age, Inside a tunnel, blindfolded, Fumbling for gleams of sunshin Looking for thy smile , Appearing on…