Nazem Elsayed

Nazem Elsayed is a Lebanese prose poet born in 1975. He has published four collections of poetry, and his work is included in several anthologies. He is one of the thirty-nine Arab writers under forty selected for the UNESCO-sponsored anthology Beirut 39. He is currently based in the Washington, DC, area

  • An extreme close-up of a thread passing through the eye of a needle
    Photo: Andrew Magill/Flickr The Blind Thread If only I were the rubbing of shoulders in crowded places,the sympathetic applause,the neck that turns to change the view and move a life.If only I were t...

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