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Selected Issue: Banipal 63, The 100 Best Arabic Novels (2018)


Girgis Shukry

A Poem: He found the mirror blank

When morning is like a shabby shirt
noon a jacket with no sleeves
and night a pair of tattered shoes
I know that a graveyard is shouting,
seeking a new visitor
and that there is no time to wait.