Majda Gama

Majda Gama is a Saudi-American poet based in Washington DC. Her poetry has appeared in Gargoyle, Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Beloit Poetry Journal, The Fairy Tale Review and is forthcoming from Hunger Mountain.

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Why My Coffee is Green

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“Hail pounded / in mortar & pestle, / pale powdered beans / tempered / with the barest heat. // I sip this brew / because dates marry / the taste of cardamom / & life is as simple / as this taste, this place.”