Nahrain Al-Mousawi

The Prophet in My Mother’s Dreams

“The prophet falls serpentine / In my mother’s dreams”

THE SALT RIVER REVIEW, Fall 2005

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September 24, 2005

Claim Mine

“If you had eyes for me, / I’d tempt a cup uplifted from a basin”

EVERGREEN REVIEW, June 2005

June 21, 2005

Myopic

“her eyes blur dreams of scarves / With no top and no bottom”

RATTLE, Winter 2004

December 21, 2004

Nefertiti’s Ugly Sister, Or What You’d Never Do

“What Nefertiti did / Could never have been right / In this world”

THE ADIRONDACK REVIEW, Spring 2004

April 21, 2004