Skip to main content

Natalie Handal

Natalie Handal is the author of the poetry book The Never Field, the poetry CD Traveling Rooms, and editor of The Poetry of Arab Women: A Contemporary Anthology, an Academy of American Poets bestseller, and winner of the Pen Oakland/Josephine Miles award.


Listen, Tonight

to the leaves murmuring in the yellow fields to the aches of a peasant the pain of an abandoned child look at Tiberias disguised in shadows at the minuscule footsteps of stars feel the starving touch of a beggar and answer me why we preten [...]