Tuesday, 5 August 2014

The Elixir of Exile - Abdourahman Waberi

is going to Carthage to help understand
is the elsewhere saving the here
and now for happy days ahead
while waiting for time's salve
on scar-scalds of space

Abdourahman Waberi (born 1965) Djibouti
Translated by Nancy Naomi Carlson

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