Poetry Break: A Farmer from the South by Anwer Ghani

By: Anwer Ghani

 

A FARMER FROM THE SOUTH

 

Poetry Break: A Farmer from the South by Anwer Ghani marilyn l davis two drops of ink

 

I am a farmer from the south and I bring nothing in my pocket but orange. Look at my face; it is brown and look at my hands; they are white. I am from here; from the south, where the river knows nothing but love and the sky tells its stories in a loud voice. Here is a farmer from the south, an oriental man with a dreamy spirit, and my ax smashed the bitter rock head and built the great Uruk. Yes, I am a dreamer from the south, a bird, and a poem. My heart holds only legendary love, and my mouth is always smiling as a colorful butterfly.

 

 

 

Bio: Anwer Ghani

Anwer Ghani is an award-winning Iraqi poet and Pushcart nominee.

He is a religious scholar, consultant nephrologist, and author of more than a hundred books; thirty are in English like; “A Farmers Chant”; Inner Child Press 2019, and “Warm Moments,” Just Fiction, 2020.

Anwer is the editor in chief of Arcs Prose Poetry magazine.

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