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‘Talking Forever’: A Poem for Dareen Tatour by Naomi Shihab Nye

“Dareen, trapped in her house for using the word “Resist” – she was there

and we were everywhere else. “

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Samar Yazbek, ‘A Sudden Visitor in This Place’

Yesterday, Jadaliyya published a prose work by Yazbek that reflects events in Syria through the prism of a woman writer. The work, titled “Waiting for Death: I Will Not Carry Flowers to my Grave,” is not assigned a genre, but feels in parts like a prose poem, elsewhere an essay or a memoir fragment.