New Series of Poems: Family Album

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Medina

Mosque is mother too, beneath her arch is Zohra, age four, eyes darkened with Kohl, named after a star and existing as one of the ivory columns.

Grandfather leans against the pale blue Honda,

Lifts me to the sky,

Reach!

Reach!

I am his telephone line to God.

(copyright Zohra Saed)

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