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By: Ali Znaidi

winter rain


Nimble winter rain
reconfiguring the soil.
—A Photoshop craft.



The wind shakes the tress.
The leaves become trapezes
for the scared silkworms.


Ali Znaidi (b.1977) lives in Redeyef, Tunisia where he teaches English. His work has appeared in Mad Swirl, Stride Magazine, Red Fez, BlazeVox, Otoliths, streetcake, & elsewhere. His debut poetry chapbook Experimental Ruminations was published in September 2012 by Fowlpox Press (Canada). From time to time he blogs at – and tweets at @AliZnaidi.


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