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Catching Chickens 2
No Beirut! Filistin! 1
Published in Currents: Selected Poetry & Prose from the 2014 Cape Henlopen Retreat Writers
Jacobo's Father, the Phonoecian
The Confession of Elias Bitar
Published in The Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies News
Published in Broadkill Review and in the The Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies News


Other Poems

Cathing Chickens 1

Published in Dreamstreets 51.
No Beirut! Filistin! 2
Arrival at Guantanamo 1
Arrival at Guantanamo 2
Published in Dreamstreets 54
Selected Poems from Jacobo the Turko: a Novel in Verse
The Yard
Published in Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas 10.4 (Winter 2013)

Four Poems from Jacobo the Turko published in armarolla: "Ronaldo," July 26: Sanayeh Park," "July, 2006: Jacobo and Hamoudi Escape Beirut," and "Lost and Lost." These poems follow events surrounding the Hezbollah-Israeli war, somewhat after the episode above, when our hero Jacobo meets the Palestinian Hamoudi. Hamoudi has taken Jacobo in at the Burj al Barajne refugee camp, where he lives with his family, and has secured him a job in a laundry run by Mr. Beheshti, a Shi'ite with family connections to Hezbollah. The magazine armarolla is published in Cyprus, where Jacobo and Hamoudi land after escaping the war in Lebanon, before heading on to Istanbul, where Jacobo is kidnapped, tortured in Bagram, Afghanistan, and sent on to Guantanamo prison in Cuba.