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Update: Reading a prose-poem in response to Dr. Shahd Al-Shemmari’s book “Forget the Words” (videos)

My friends Rawa Majdi and Farah Al-Wugayan from Kuwait Poets Society and I all read poetry in response to Dr. Shahd al-Shemmari’s book Forget the Words. 

Here’s Shahd’s poem:

And here’s my response:

It was an interesting process, reading a book/poem and responding to it. I’d like to do more of that sort of thing in the future, alluding to all forms of art and culture, not just poetry. Hopefully by then my block will be lifted.

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