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The Good Tree – Comic

The Good Tree – Comic

Haifa is a visual storyteller and digital illustrator based in Sana’a. Due to personal circumstances, she was unable to pursue…
Two Short Stories by Khaled al-Ahdal

Two Short Stories by Khaled al-Ahdal

Funeral It was halfway into the night when a noise cracked through the calm of the old cemetery. Al-Fayrouzabadi [1]…
A Martyr’s (Thamoulh)

A Martyr’s (Thamoulh)

A Martyr’s (Thamoulh)[1] She passed the low fence… the sky was crying. Silence was everywhere, only the breeze was among…
Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s

“Being away from you consumes me…”  With these words she began her letter to him. Her mind took her back…
Silkworm: The Thoughts of a Cleaning Man

Silkworm: The Thoughts of a Cleaning Man

After an evening full of dust, rustling plastic bags, and other waste from passersby, I stand on the pavement leaning…
Ice Cream

Ice Cream

The sun sits in the middle of the sky as the students scramble to buy ice cream. The ice cream…
Child of the light

Child of the light

It was always by solitude that he was described, whenever his mother was asked how he was. He would go…
Bed 13

Bed 13

Two short stories by Salem bin Saleem. Translated to English by Robin Moger.
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