Boat of words
The roses steal all saliva from my mouth
My tongue is dead
while I was on the floor crying
I was reminded of the life I had been through
On the doors of memory
Between the clear and the rain
I saw my self
going into deep air
writing poetry, crying,
making a boat of words and sailing.
* Syrian poet and researcher interested in feminist issues and child psychology, based in New Zealand. She has published number of poetry collections including: Like water, Impossible to Break (AT Takween Publishing House 2004), The Trick of the Ambiguous (AT Takween Piblishing House 2006), The Naked Flower of the Mountains (Bidayat Publishing House ,2009), A Walk between Heaven and Earth (Bidayat Publishing House, 2011), Under the Tree of Buddha (Al-Arab Press, 2020). She also wrote a book on children’s psychology, which is under publication.