Namal Siddiqui

Edition III

Beirut - by Namal Siddiqui (Photo by Nina Sharabati)Photo credit: Nina Sharabati


By Namal Siddiqui

I walk on your cobbled streets
searching for a sanctuary within my soul

I walk under your black sky
high like the street lights hanging above my head


You are the crafty and eloquent lover
who sins and seeks absolution together


I left my heart on your streets
for a stampede of humans to crush it.
Pain after all is the only real thing.

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