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Separation

Katya Haji Ido Alqush, Iraq   First day in Germany With my mother And my two little brothers We were ...

Only Together

Armand Haji Ido Alqush, Iraq   On the first day in Germany I felt I was in the desert For ...

The Apple

Alan Halo Shingal, Iraq   I see a large garden Vegetables and fruit everywhere And my mother at its centre ...

Only My Mother

Mohammed Ali Al Mhesen Baghdad, Iraq   When I come home late, there is no one who notices my absence, ...

My Happiness

Mohammed Ali Al Mhesen Baghdad, Iraq   I saw a bit of hamburger lying in the kitchen. I took the ...

Rose Heart

Sarah Oheed Babylon, Iraq   Yarin and Gasma are small but beautiful I feel my village in my soul My ...

Images of you

Zakariyya Al Obydy Bagdad, Iraq   Like a grave, the plane takes from you those whom you love. After your ...

Our House

Amir Shaduli Shingal, Iraq   We had a house, we built it ourselves. The walls of stone, their colours smelled ...