poems for Ahed Tamimi

Honored to have had my poem entitled “slap” featured today (January 6, 2018) in I am not a silent poet alongside works by Antony R Owen & Reuben Woolley! Below are the links:

The Slapping by a Palestinian Girl by Antony Owen

silence my dear by Reuben Woolley

slap, for Ahed Tamimi by Debasis Mukhopadhyay

Photograph: Al Jazeera

Thanks everyone!

 

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Interview with Reuben Woolley by Antony Owen

Interview with Reuben Woolley by Antony Owen.
Thank you Reuben Woolley!

I am not a silent poet

Hey Reuben, so tell me a little about IANASP and why people should read it?

I am not a silent poet started at the end of November 2014. I was at a point where I was getting very angry and depressed about the number of Facebook posts and Tweets about different kinds of abuse all over the world: gender abuse, domestic violence, child abuse, female genital mutilation, abuse of the disabled, the bombings in Gaza, Syria and many other places leading to the huge numbers of refugees trying to enter Europe with many drowning on the way in the Mediterranean, the mistreatment and killing of blacks in the USA, austerity imposed by the Conservative party in the UK and its terrible effects on the poorer members of society…

I felt it was time to do something, but this was rather frustrating because of my age and family situation, there is…

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