Category Archives: Spring

They come back with the spring, the good earth sighs and sends them forth in the redness of the anemone.

In Arabic the name of the flower, anemone, is Shaqaïq Al Noman, meaning the wounds of the god. The name is derived from the old rituals of celebrating the spring as the earth is renewed and puts forth its flowers … Continue reading

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The Spring and the earth that was, the spring of fire and devastation that is

As the spring approaches and the countryside, the Ghouta, around Damascus, where I come from, wakes up to destruction and devastation and trembles  to the clamor and uproar of the bombing, the shelling and the scud missiles, I yearn for … Continue reading

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