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This poem is taken from PN Review 201, Volume 38 Number 1, September - October 2011.

Three Poems Marilyn Hacker
Syria Renga

Driving a flatbed
truck of sheep alongside
the Qalamoun hills, he

glances at the mountains and
thinks of his brothers who are

still in Kirkuk. Once
borders were porous, work meant
crossings, for those who

are amateur refugees
now, inadvertent exiles.

Two hundred miles from
the refugee camp outside
Damascus, Zainab

descends the stone ramp from Baal's
temple, becomes her namesake

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