A.T.B. : Writing

A quiet Moment

A quiet Moment

A Poem by A.T.B.


the soothing smell of citrus trees and the pungent one of fig trees. the chirping of unaffected birds, the demented hustling of ants carrying..
Crossing the Strait

Crossing the Strait

A Poem by A.T.B.


he stands by the water with his back to Tarifa, his toes pinching the white sand of Los Lances, his eyes focused on the horizon line and a barel..
Temporary

Temporary

A Poem by A.T.B.


many years ago, I lived in a studio in the back of a dingy apartment complex in an ill-reputed neighborhood known for fitful drug users an..
this American dream

this American dream

A Poem by A.T.B.


the head was filled with it to the brim, man. no room for nothing else. it oozed out of our mouths like pus, leaving a bitter taste that permea..
Born Again

Born Again

A Poem by A.T.B.


I remember a summer’s day at a pool my father took me to in Casablanca when I was no more than four or five. from the pool, I could see t..
Globalization

Globalization

A Poem by A.T.B.


150 million chinese who have never had milk once in their lives decide one day to try it. A guy in Zimbabwe who has been drinking a glass of..
Seeking Humanity's Warmth

Seeking Humanity\'s Warmth

A Poem by A.T.B.


because of the fighting the trash is piling on up in thoroughfares and alleyways and by doorsteps. mixed with the trash, the bodies, lifeless ..
As life Ebbs

As life Ebbs

A Poem by A.T.B.


I see through the eyes of my childhood. I project my memories, black and white and grainy on whitewashed walls that meant something to me o..
Half A Glass of Water

Half A Glass of Water

A Poem by A.T.B.


we sat drinking the milk of lions and smoking argila way past midnight the curtains drawn the candles burning outside, the curtains were drawn..
There Has To Be a Child

There Has To Be a Child

A Poem by A.T.B.


I walk along graffiti streaked T-walls in Baghdad thinking… there has to be a reprieve for a heart that shuns the hatred. there has to ..


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