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كلبٌ جرئٌ قام أمسِ
بخطف رأسِ الفهدِ(2)
من أمام عشتي
على نواحي الجُور.(3)
يا أيها الزائرُ
ليس هنا طعامْ.
إرجع وردَ البابَ خلفك
ثم قل للموتِ
أنا من سادةِ الرُمح
وأهفو أن أنامْ(4)
مستوحاة من كتاب I Will Go The Distance لجاكوب أكول.


  1. أعلنت حكومة جنوب السودان المجاعة في فبراير 2017.
  2. تضع بعض عشائر الدينكا رأس الفهد بعد قتله ليحرس اللحم والسمك المجفف من الكلاب. كتاب أكول أعلاه ص 44.
  3. الجُور هو بحر الغزال، من روافد النيل، على ضفافه تسكن عشائر قبيل الدينكا.
  4. سادة الرمح spearmasters هم زعماء العشائر ورماحهم مقدسة. نفسه ص 27. ذكر أكول أن سادة الرمح لا يموتون بل يعلنون موتهم بأنفسهم ثم يدفنون أحياء في طقس يليق بهم. نفسه ص 37.


  1. لا يستحقون هذا الموت الرخيص. مرة بالحرب الجائرة و بالقصف العشوائي و مرة بالحكّام الفاسدين و ثاالثة بالجوع و القحط

    1. شكراً على التداخل، ودا من الصفحات الأولى لكتاب صاحبك
      ولم يأت بعد يوم شكرك


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