Monday, July 16, 2012

Ali Znaidi- A Poem

Grapevines protrude
their leaves.
Giraffes protrude
their necks,
& snakes protrude
their tongues,
& the sun & the moon protrude
their lights.
What a beautiful verb!

Ali Znaidi lives in Redeyef, Tunisia. He graduated with a BA in Anglo-American Studies in 2002. He teaches English at Tunisian public secondary schools. He writes poetry and has an interest in literature, languages, and literary translations. His work has appeared in The Bamboo Forest, The Camel Saloon, phantom kangaroo, BoySlut,, Otoliths, The Rusty Nail, Yes,Poetry, and Mad Swirl, and is upcoming in other ezines. He also writes flash fiction for the Six Sentence Social Network—

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