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Saturday, 14 April 2012

A Syrian Boy

A Syrian boy
paints houses on the canvas
of his tent.

©   Antoine Cassar

Syrian refugees' drawings
Antoine Cassar is a Maltese poet and translator, recipient of the 2009 United Planet writing prize. His latest book is Bejn / Between (Skarta, 2011), with parallel English translation by Éire Stuart, Alex Vella Gera and himself.


  1. The perfect poem is a single word that says everything.
    This poem is nearly perfect.