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Testimony of Baby Haydova

by Seni Seneviratne

Beirut – 14th August 2006

  • In days to come I may grow older
  • learn to speak the names for anger, fear, forgiveness
  • but these days all I know is how my mother often
  • holds my face so tight against her that I feel
  • the tremors of her heartbeat pumping through my veins.
  • The smell of her blood will never leave me.
  • Take your picture now
  • then tell me why I have been saved.
  1. Also in this issue, an interview with Seni Seneviratne:
  2. Living the Question: An Interview with Seni Seneviratne

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