Thursday, April 26, 2007

Hyena Square



This is a story of one of Tanzanian young lady Lisa and her journey of change with Aids.Please visit www.hyenasquare.org/ to know the mission of young Lisa against Aids in Tanzania.

This video was made by Maweni Farm Media. Im touched by their documentary work that they have done on Aids and on Children. The website above have section on their work.



~ Blood Orange ~


Peel and Peel
The orange surface I’m in
Satisfy your search
Knowing where I contracted pain
Dig into the citrus of me
To seize the proof
In where I strayed wrong
As you peel out of my skin
Then you slash in half my soul
So you know there is a core
Within this, a flesh pigmented in blood
Will you be afraid to contract my pain?
Infectious with just a touch
Do you find Aids in here?
Or is it death that you fear
Maybe to fall a victim of pain
But I’m born in pigmented flesh
Blotched in stain
Which appears through your eyes
It’s a stain of blood
Somehow you forgot
That I am what I always been
Blood Orange


Copyright 2007 Nasra Al Adawi

As a child I use to be afriad of eating this type of orange, thinking it was real blood. Thank you Maweni Farm Media for opening my eyes on Aids in Tanzania

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17 Comments:

Blogger Amias said...

Nasra this is amazing. Lisa is so inspiring, thanks for posting this. Can't wait to see what the story will be like!

8:22 PM  
Blogger x~nezitiC said...

Good poem I like it.

6:22 AM  
Blogger Don Iannone said...

So powerful, Nasra. You have a great heart...so much compassion.

6:34 AM  
Blogger magiceye said...

wow....very powerfully passionate poem!

7:15 AM  
Blogger Kai C. said...

this is very touching and amazing. thank you for sharing!

10:19 AM  
Blogger Lorena said...

what an amazing poem nasra. very powerful. full of passion. lovely. thanks for shedding light in this.

1:19 PM  
Blogger Bluesky_Liz said...

This is very good and I thought, quite powerful -- in portraying the fear of that disease.

3:01 AM  
Blogger polona said...

this is powerful and very well done!

8:34 AM  
Blogger gautami tripathy said...

Full of life, this poem is. Thanks Nasra..

6:11 PM  
Blogger J. Andrew Lockhart said...

beautiful poem!

10:22 PM  
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9:50 AM  
Blogger Kai C. said...

hi nasra,

i'm sending u hugs.

7:08 PM  
Blogger North said...

Amazing, the sounding whispers are, from "within."

An inspiration piece for the human being that suffers, lets go; and lets God...

with loving kindness,
North

8:23 PM  
Blogger Janice Thomson said...

Beautiful, powerful and inspiring...love this so much Nasra

2:31 PM  
Blogger Jay said...

And thank you for in turn directing us to them.

Great poem.

4:56 PM  
Blogger krystyna said...

Nasra, you are doin great, big work. Thanks for sharing.
Peace be with you!

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