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Hanna Abi Akl
By Anonym 18 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

The game of writing wasn’t fair.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

I wanted to believe things would work out for me as well.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

I still owed the world a lot of things.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

Through drunken holiness I still heard your voice

By Anonym 19 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

There are no superheroes In this part of the world Only mercenaries Who’ve held their breaths For so long

By Anonym 16 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

Going Back and Forth Between Here And the valley Of the dead To seek Hidden answers To eternal Questions

By Anonym 15 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

Darling, Never trust the words of a poet But hold onto his heart As he holds onto yours

By Anonym 16 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

I could hear the echo of chants bursting through the apartment walls depicting the loser that had come to be and reside within them.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

For man always looked to hire a fool to amuse him without knowing he was one all along.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

It was true: the government gave you everything—food, job, security, healthcare. The part they didn’t mention was that they took your thinking in exchange.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

Love is the small repetitive kisses I drew all over you face While your cold hands Found refuge in mine

By Anonym 17 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

Not all writers are crazy. Only the ones who are serious enough about their craft.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

After all, some people you had to rehearse your words with.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

I didn’t share their pain. I didn’t share the pain of the children being bombarded in the region I came from, I didn’t share the cry of the Arabs, the liberty chants of the good and the gay and the faithful, the audacity of the newcomers with a champions’ mentality to pioneer and innovate and excel in a foreign country harboring average hopes for the lot of them, or at the very least, the majority of them.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

I find pieces of her In songs, book quotes, Even in the dismal corners Of macabre streets Hosting nobody except Failed men and women

By Anonym 19 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

The verses are eternal, darling, But I am not

By Anonym 19 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

Throwing away Compassion Care And kindness We slowly seep Into rotting sewers

By Anonym 16 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

Honey, I write The dirty Way I’m not afraid Of going Into the darkest Corners Of the Word

By Anonym 17 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

No current. No electricity. No love. Just the barking of a mad dog like a shout in the sad dark.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

I retain Those small Elements In bottles – And the bottle caps Are just the trail With no clear Beginning

By Anonym 15 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

Darling, I am an insane poet I could have killed For much less Than this; But instead I chose To write This poem

By Anonym 16 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

I tried to get out of it. I tried to be different from any other human being waiting on a decision he had no say in.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

I could still be more human in anything I wrote than by interacting with any of these people.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

Tonight I will sleep in my bed Knowing she has landed Somewhere far from here But in my mind We are still sitting in that small cocktail booth My hand holding hers Our hearts connected And me Whispering In her ear: Wherever You Go, Go With all Your heart

By Anonym 16 Sep

Hanna Abi Akl

I look into your heart And burdening past Like sweet sunshine Reflected on the morning drops Of dew