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============================= Trains Arabic Poem by: Abdulsadah Al-Basri Translated into English by: Inaam Al-Hashimi (Gold_N_Silk) ============================= In the book of our lives, The trains wrote their eternal epic And kept taking our names Embroidering stories and tales around them Train for travelers Trains of goods Trains for the wounded Trains for soldiers going to war Trains of death Trains for convicts Trains of prisoners of war Trains for water Trains for inspecting stations Trains for lighting Trains faster than life Trains ... Trains ... Trains .... And the trains are telling the story of a dream Perhaps in the memory . the poem was written in 1999 and published in yr. 2000 in the poet’s second collection titled ?????? (Topography) . -------------- Translated into English by: Em. Prof. Inaam Al-Hashimi * Abdulsadah Al-Basri is a poet from Iraq

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