Abeer Jay

Abeer is a student of English Literature and Linguistics. She is deeply interested in different languages and different cultures and how they manifest themselves in art. She is also interested in social and political justice and the role of art as agent of change.

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Dry Heat

Poetry
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Tonight, like all nights, men gather
in cafés, drinking heavy and bitter cups of tea,
smoking cigarettes, devouring sweets made
of dates that fell from trees, the mothers
of our otherwise deadly deserts