Monday, 14 November 2011

Abdullah al Ryami tweet poetry

Abdullah al Ryami is an Omani theatrical director, poet and cultural commentator. Born in 1965, he spent his early life in Cairo, where his father had settled after to escape persecution after the Omani uprising.

This tweet poetry is from a translation of the original poem by Sarah Maguire:



 poetandgeek.com 
the minute I touch it I trespass into the property of strangers the minute I sit down on a rock it sprouts wings and flies off




You can find the full poem here http://www.poetrytranslation.org/poems/3/Please_Don't_Give_Birth! and more poems by Abdullah al Ryami at the Poetry Translation Centre here http://www.poetrytranslation.org/poems/filter/country/Oman.

No comments:

Post a comment