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Swimming Up the Tigris
Field Notes— poems and stories
On a rainy day in San Diego, by Lamea Abbas Amara, 1991
Night Sky, by Lisa Suhair Majaj, 1998
First Letter Since, 2003
It’s Difficult for Me, by Hamdi, age 9, 1991
Abu Ghraib: A Popular Story
Some Children, by Rami, age 10, 1991
Shako-Mako? A Popular Story
Two Camels at the Border: A Popular Story
The Heaviest of Battles, unknown Iraqi soldier 1991
A Short Letter, 2001
Arguments, by Lisa Suhair Majaj, 1998
Daddy is Going to the Front, by Abdul Karim Salam, 1991
Asking Iraq to Comply, by Zaid Shlah, 2006
I’ll Tie My Mother’s Shawl, by unknown soldier 2, 1991
I’m from Palestine, by Sanaa, age 10, 1991
The Boxer Dog: A Popular Story
Chapter 1 War Coming
Chapter 2 Just Imagine, International Women’s Day, 2003 br> Chapter 3 Adnan in America (Forget About Iraq)
Chapter 4 Mehdi
Chapter 5 I "Love My Country"
Chapter 6 There Goes the Medical System
Chapter 7 One Iraq Child and Her Father
Chapter 8 Books Break Sanctions
Chapter 9 Just Business
Chapter 10 Who Gets What
Chapter 11 Trade or Aid?
Chapter 12 A Little Loot
Chapter 13 Skies Over Baghdad
Chapter 14 One Farmer's Message
Chapter 15 Him!
Chapter 16 Sabaar and the Boys at the Office
Chapter 17 The Pharmacy
Chapter 18 Facing the Children
Chapter 19 Empty Playgrounds
Chapter 20 "Ah, the Border"
Chapter 21 Gravesites: Environmental Ruin in Iraq
Chapter 22 Targets, Not Victims
Chapter 23 Where is Amaar?
Chapter 24 "You Are My Guest"
Chapter 25 Birds of a Feather
The writer interweaves a story with his own doubts, questions and values. That is art.
- a poem.. a song..
- Naomi Shihab Nye reads "Return"
America's award-winning poet, Naomi Shihab Nye Flash
- Qur'an Surat Al-Qadr, 'Night of Destiny'
Quranic recitation by women is as much a gift to the divine
- Book review
- Khaled Hosseini's
And The Mountains Echoed
reviewed by BN Aziz.
- Tahrir Team
- Read about Tamara Issak in the team page.