Monthly Archives: June 2011

Poem & Video: Drunk in Allah

(This video was shot on my daughter Salihah’s digital camera on May 22, 2011, at Bird & Beckett Bookstore in San Francisco, California.) The drunk in Allah are free from the roll of the dice The drunk in Allah swim … Continue reading

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Poem: Lyre (text & audio)

LYRE (click to hear) A lyre sat in the sun and played itself Harps all over the world began to strum leaned up against corners in Latino Tavernas covered up on buses heading for major city performances long forgotten on … Continue reading

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