Poet, Anissa Sboui

Published on 20 May 2022 at 12:22

Poet, Anissa Sboui

Biography 

-A University teacher and poet from Sousse, Tunisia

-The writer of 5 volumes: Transcend (2018), Rebirth (2019) and Number One (2020), The Co-Avid Breath (2021) and Hurricane (2022)

- Her poems featured in Writing in a Woman’s Voice, The Writers’ Club, Galaxy: International Multidisciplinary Research Journal, Dumpster Fire Press, Medusa’s Kitchen, The Annual by the Elizabeth River Writers, Valiant Scribe, Potato Soup Journal. 

 

When I Married a Poetess

 

When I married a poetess,

Pain, I divorced

Bad temper, I quitted

Pampered I am

With her written pieces,

Lavish in her verses,

Languishing not in silence

As verbalization is the dovish neighborhood

 

When I married a poetess

I stare at the moon,

Suntan under the sun,

Sing  in the rain,

Dance in the snow,

Tell stories in the storm,

Bake during the Covid-19,

But never curse the day

I met my princess poet

My life with her

Is scintillating,

 

When I married a poetess,

I am watching my language,

At night or daytime

Caught with a birdlime

Of vocatives,

Luring vocabulary,

My diction grows,

Like a mother lulls her child

To fall asleep.

 

 

 


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