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Essia Skhiri



Skhiri, (b. 1961) is a Tunisian writer, novelist and translator.
She is the author of 3 books: Harbours of Loss (short stories); Her Wings Stirring the Wind (novel); and Her Hands Spelling Light (poetry).

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Similies for a Matchless Wanderer  11 (Poem)
(Translated by Mohamed Saïd Raïhani)

          Like doors
          Closed on the child’s secrets
          Stained with losses…
          That key which time has forgotten
          In the coat of your soul
          Is now rusty...







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