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Eager to see

I have been surfing the Internet looking for photos and representations of the signet ring cells that constitute my cancer. I attempted to paint the cell in my head a thousand times. And when I tried for real the result … Continue reading

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وهم

السرطان قصة اخترعتها لتملأ فراغا احتلني Cancer is a story I made up to fill the emptiness that occupied me. Remember the days when we cherished pain When seeking suffering disguised in gain Diyala: my body physically rejects  these fantasies … Continue reading

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بارانويا

Once we installed ourselves in the back seats, the music started. Warda. My brother and I hated her. She was my mother’s favourite. I thought that she even imitated her outfit and made-up her face with the same colors. She … Continue reading

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