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POETRY

Diasporic seeds

My baba, although born from semi-desert lands,
Considered himself to be a western man

When you embrace

Hurts
Your deep hot flesh is a furnace
To warm the arthritis of my heart

Inequity of love

Hurts
Your deep hot flesh is a furnace
To warm the arthritis of my heart

She

My homeland and I
are in perfect
unrequitable
love.

Son of Light

Now we’re apart
but I think we are
reaching for each other
at the same time

From the Grape Vines

When I close my eyes,
I smell the coffee and cigarettes
and see that imaginary line
between nostalgia and regret.

Shalom and Salam

If only peace could be brought on by a prefix
And the commonalities we share

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ARTS & CULTURES

POETRY

Salam Yousry’s disfiguration

ART / PAINTING Salam Yousry’s disfiguration by Nour Team Salam Yousry @salamyousry is a Cairo-based visual artist and filmmaker. Yousry engages in a

INTERVIEWS

Seeing Algeria through curiosity: An interview with Nassim Herkat

Nassim is an Algerian, born and raised in Saint-Denis, Paris, who now spends his time living between Nice and Algiers. In 2017, he created ‘Kabtihkayti’, whose name stems from the Algerian Arabic phrase ‘my bag, my story’. His main aim in creating the project was to break stereotypes that those from developing nations and modest financial backgrounds cannot travel and explore the world.

ARTICLES

ARTS & CULTURES

POETRY

INTERVIEWS

Seeing Algeria through curiosity: An interview with Nassim Herkat

Nassim is an Algerian, born and raised in Saint-Denis, Paris, who now spends his time living between Nice and Algiers. In 2017, he created ‘Kabtihkayti’, whose name stems from the Algerian Arabic phrase ‘my bag, my story’. His main aim in creating the project was to break stereotypes that those from developing nations and modest financial backgrounds cannot travel and explore the world.