Monday, August 6, 2012

Ali Znaidi- A Poem

A New Summer
this is the beginning:
the day starts to extend
his hands
the day stretches like rubber
an ongoing headache
the incandescent sunlight
thunderstrikes my eyes
a new summer, sirocco,
mirage, illusion
what you can’t h/ear
ants shaking the ground
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, Dead Snakes, Speech Therapy Poetry Zine, streetcake magazine, The Rusty Nail, Yes,Poetry, The South Townsville micro poetry journal, Shot Glass Journal, the fib review, Ink Sweat and Tears, and Mad Swirl, and is upcoming in other ezines. He also writes flash fiction for the Six Sentence Social Network—

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