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Monday, April 10, 2017


by Alan Irid Fendi

Image source: CNN

I stare at my
phone while
a clutch of
laid-to-die children
gasps for air

Alan Irid Fendi is a Syrian poet of 24 years, and a refugee of 5 years. Since 2015 he has been living in a European country where light is slight, and rain loves to be around. Alan works currently as a secondary-school teacher of the language of that country, plus all the other subjects in the curriculum. This poet prefers not to disclose the list of publications under his sleeve because he doesn't have any.