to do it differently (iii) by Salimah Valiani

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] i: Genocide is genocideSouth Africa goes to the ICJ on a truth offensive. Truth saves hearts of the living. Yemen targetsthe killer’s throat by blocking the sea. Oman blocks the air to save Yemeni bodies quietly beingbled...

19 • 10 • 2023 by Salimah Valiani

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] Histories that we know as history and those we have yet to know are all fair target in The Age of Everything We saw this with Congo Afghanistan Iraq Libya Tigray I am writing this leftto right,...

Mushrooms in Mint or, On love (xlv) by Salimah Valiani

            — in celebration of Myesha Jenkins (1948-2020)                  at the occasion of National Women’s Month 2023 two and a half years onyou still bring us togetherTuesday poets Whatsapp groupyou created for Myesha’s Memoirspodcasting our poetry and jazzto celebrate...

Maleeah 2022 by Salimah Valiani

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] just like when you slept at my heartbeatyour elbow nestles a nook of my neckwrist kisses my right templebreath dreamtalk lightdraft to my bare chestreawakening meto eight years back [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Salimah Valiani is the author...

Inclines (ii) by Salimah Valiani

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] Inclines (ii) — for Shamim Meer you call it where sky kisses earthI call it land of the skyis it the sky bendingor earth reaching growing up by the RockiesI only learned in Magaliesthe older the mountains...