Deema Shehabi

Deema Shehabi is a Palestinian-American poet whose work has appeared widely in anthologies and literary journals, including Literary Imagination, Massachusetts Review, New Letters, and Inclined to Speak: Contemporary Arab-American Poetry. Her poems have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize three times, and she currently resides in northern California with her family.

Winter 2008

The Narrative

By Deema K. Shehabi

1. Yehuda Amichai is pondering a cracked ancient Jerusalem stone with his fingers— no point in appeasing a stone, he whispers as he rubs the obstinate, light-lifting indentation that punctuates […]