Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Blind Man Looking for a Shadow of Doubt

if i knew where
i was going next,
i wouldn't be taking so many
or reading all these books,
trying to divine my future 
in pillow cases
and stitched book bindings,
lost in the small decisions 
of each day,
only a little bit numb.

i am the inevitable wanderer
the boy who always says 
but never knows
how to leave.

─ Habeeb Abu-Futtaim, The Souq Waqif's Army