26.9.05

From Samir, To May: A Nation Amputated

Today, we all lost an arm and a leg. Today, from a distance, I cry a nation assassinated. Today, I conjure a tingle in ghost limbs, a word stuck under my skin, a moan, a whimper. Today, I pity my nation like I couldn't pity myself, for today I love my nation like I couldn't love myself. Today, in still images, I saw a dark horizon; in torn metal, a stifled smile. Pixelated and faded, a smile now contorted. (...)

5 Comments:

At Monday, September 26, 2005 11:18:00 AM, Blogger [ j i m m y ] said...

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At Monday, September 26, 2005 11:56:00 AM, Blogger [ j i m m y ] said...

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At Monday, September 26, 2005 12:21:00 PM, Blogger Eve said...

Arch, it is a message not only from Samir to May, but also to all the other victims who were kind of neglected for not being that famous. I hope May will appear on TV again, stronger than before. Actually, I sense she will.

Jimmy, vous avez mis les points sur les "i", mais en fin de compte, il apparait que c'est un cercle vicieux, renforce par ce nombre de jeunes qui immigrent chaque annee. Entretemps, ce sont "nos religions et nos politiciens de merde" qui vont se regaler.

 
At Monday, September 26, 2005 2:47:00 PM, Blogger Maldoror said...

From Samir To May,

Until death do us part!

 
At Tuesday, September 27, 2005 12:26:00 AM, Blogger Leb4Ever said...

Very nice poem :) Kellna May Chidiac!

 

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