POEM Abeer Ameer

NWR Issue 120

The Runner

Not sure when she hit the wall;
the beginning of unending
unfolds to full halt.

Alone with faces and sounds she knows.
A sea of heads and limbs around her
coloured tops drum lightheaded...

Abeer Ameer is originally from Iraq, but was made in England like the blue Cortina. Her poems have appeared in Acumen, Planet, The Interpreter’s House, Tears in the Fence, Envoi, Prole and LossLit. She is currently working on a collection of poems based on personal stories from Iraq.

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