I walk through the dream

Several people up to their necks in water
Artist: Sliman Mansour. Above: Temporary Escape (2018).
Main image: Drowning Position (2019).

Behind the giant walls 

I inherited a 74-year-old trauma

It runs through my blood 

I carry all its shades


Green is the color of my soul

Brown are my roots

Gray is the shadow of my tears 


Easy is the escape

Hard is the guilt

Fading away are the memories 


The sea suffocates 

The air chokes

Death is the sky 

and the ground

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