May 16, 2022

Ahmad Al-Khatat



Season of Tears (2018-09-10) poem unrhymed

"I cry for you a river in a unique season..."

What Hurts Me the Most (2018-10-01) poem unrhymed

" write with a broken heart at midnight..."

Wish You Were Here (2018-10-29) poem unrhymed

"...I wanted to make them laugh To forget about my own grief..."

Until When (2018-11-26) poem unrhymed

"...I found no hope to live like a king or as a happy person..."

I Close My Eyes (2018-12-24) poem unrhymed

"...dripping rare honey..."

Tired (2019-01-21) poem unrhymed

"...a sip to forget the bitterness of war..."

One Refugee & a Blonde (2019-02-11) poem unrhymed

"...I laugh with her liquors and she cries with my bread..."

Smoke (2019-03-11) poem unrhymed

"...with worries, that I will miss her one day..."

Garbage Bag (2019-04-08) poem unrhymed

Ahmad Al-Khatat was born in Baghdad. From Iraq, he came to Canada at the age of 10, the same age when he wrote his first poem back in the year 2000. He also has been published in several press publications and anthologies all over the world.

Aren't We Like Spring (2019-06-17) poem unrhymed

"...spring goes to the bar to drink whiskey..."

Rusty War Machine (2019-07-22) poem unrhymed

"...there was a stranger in the blue sea..."

I Lost Again (2019-08-19) poem unrhymed

"...I will die from missing you..."

Racism in School (2019-09-16) poem unrhymed

"...Racism is not an assignment to do...

A Nail in Your Business (2019-10-14) poem unrhymed

"...I give no second chance to anyone..."

Death Came to My Room (2019-11-11) poem unrhymed

"...I am dying of this heartless world..."

I Spent (2020-01-06) poem unrhymed

"...watching my friends funerals everyday..."

Our Story (2020-02-03) poem unrhymed

"...Your voice still sounds like a song..."

The Prophet of Sorrows (2020-03-02) poem unrhymed

"...waiting for the woman with a yellow umbrella, to dance with me..."

The Colour of Autumn (2020-04-06) poem unrhymed

"...he's down like a thrown cigarette..."

My Teacher's Question (2020-05-11) poem unrhymed

"...what do you want to do when you grow up?..."

Lost (2020-06-08) poem unrhymed

"...I have lost happiness above the sinking boat above the river of my dark grief..."

If I Don't (2020-07-06) poem unrhymed

"...If I don't feel much in love anymore..."

Wounded Spirits (2020-08-03) poem unrhymed

" death against my broken heart..."

When an Accent Becomes an Issue (2020-10-26) poem unrhymed

"...does not have a voice or a civil place in society..."

A Long Walk Against the Wind (2020-11-30) poem unrhymed

"...The moonlight over Montreal is a restful sight..."

Stay Home (2020-12-28) poem unrhymed

"...We were weak in times, but we never fall..."

Sweet Guilt (2021-01-25) poem unrhymed

"...shatter my excitements and love me..."

Raise Awareness (2021-02-22) poem unrhymed

"...Judge me underneath the dark clouds..."

Letter to a Young Poet (2021-03-22) poem unrhymed

"...make a voice to your voiceless aches..."

The Nights Are Long (2021-05-10) poem unrhymed

"...You have always believed in a good love..."

Empty Like the Rain (2021-06-07) poem unrhymed

" thoughts are turning into clouds...

The Noise of a Homeless Barefoot (2021-07-05) poem unrhymed

"...I felt like I found the homeland..."

On the List (2021-08-02) poem unrhymed

"...I'm no longer interested to live a life of homesickness..."

For Me (2021-09-06) poem unrhymed

"This smile was never meant for me..."

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Ahmad Al-Khatat
Ahmad Al-Khatat

Ahmad Al-Khatat was born in Baghdad, Iraq. His work has appeared in print and online journals globally and has poems translated into several languages.

He has been nominated for Best of the Net 2018. He is the author of The Bleeding Heart Poet, Love On The War's Frontline, Gas Chamber, Wounds from Iraq, and Roofs of Dreams. He lives in Montreal, Canada.

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