Historiography of the Trimmed Grass by Ali Znaidi

Dehors,

an owl is lamenting the trimmed grass.

That glass in the window sill is still trembling.

History is sometimes made in an empty (trembling)
glass.

History is oftentimes made at the expense
of the trimmed grass.

Ali Znaidi Headshot
Ali Znaidi (b.1977) lives in Redeyef, Tunisia. He is the author of several chapbooks, including Experimental Ruminations (Fowlpox Press, 2012), Moon’s Cloth Embroidered with Poems (Origami Poems Project, 2012), Bye, Donna Summer! (Fowlpox Press, 2014), Taste of the Edge (Kind of a Hurricane Press, 2014), and Mathemaku x5 (Spacecraft Press, 2015). For more, visit aliznaidi.blogspot.com

 

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