Poem Broadsides

Poems in Journals

“[it has been said in the thieving]” Bennington Review, vol. 12, 2023. 

“plan(e)t” Cordite Poetry Review, vol. 109, 2023. 

“we” and “حارة” Mïtra, vol. 5, 2021. 

“سلوى” and “we” Fence, vol. 37, Winter 2021.

“[you may not know that we’re there but we are you]” Under a Warm Green Linden, vol. 9, June 2020.

from “dear a—an essay” Boyfriend Village / Black Warrior Review, December 2019.

“mammals—” Colorado Review, vol. 45, no. 3, 2018.

“I Am Trying to Break Your Heart” and “from What meat is it we need?”[     ]: Nothing of shame” Whiskey Island Magazine, vol. 68, 2017.

“Ajloun,” “a plant—,” “poem, “and “from What meat is it we need?: [    ]: Ask me once to shed” Oxidant | Engine, vol.1, 2016.

“from What meat is it we need?: [1024]: In my dream, geography,” “from What meat is it we need?: [1024]: My meat flesh now tender,” and “from What meat is it we need?: [1024]: perhaps it means” Drunken Boat, vol. 23, 2016.

“[Scene begins with ‘indistinct chanting’]” and “[& Uniforms of Snow]” Phantom, vol. 14, Summer 2015.

“Oriental’s Petra Verse,” “Of my eye,” “ACT: Underlife,” and “Song for eyes” APARTMENT, vol. 5, 2014.

“George Dow,” “The Arab Leader’s Guide to Sanctioned Dictatorship,” and “of my Arab hospitality, I might offer you a knife” The Denver Quarterly, vol. 49, no.1, 2014, pp. 80–83.

“Pastoral Interview I” and “Pastoral Interview II” VOLT, vol. 18, 2013, pp. 67–68.

“S. 9th St., Philadelphia, PA” and “Kasak Ya Watan” Handsome, vol.5, no.1, 2013.

“Fadia Responds to Cromer,” “A line of poetry is house to intend a poem,” “Why did you leave the horse alone,” “A bullet in the desert is not unnatural,” and “Poetry is not adornment, a truth” The New Orleans Review, vol. 38, no.1, 2012, pp. 22–26.

“Al Rabyeh” The Journal, vol. 36, no. 4, 2012.

“For total war, the memory of jasmine” Gargoyle, vol. 58, 2012, pp. 124.

“Friday 6:30 am Abdali,” “No One Lives in a Beehive,” and “from 50 Water Dreams” Eleven Eleven, vol. 10, 2011.

“Pete, the Rubicon of my Haiku on your Wall” Hayden’s Ferry Review, vol. 47, 2011, pp.116.

Poems in Anthologies

“it has been said in the thieving,” “(t)here from birth,” “we,””no layoff from this,” “in our language” Oxeye Reader: Milwaukee, Wisconsin edited by Jenny Gropp and Laura Solomon, Oxeye Press, forthcoming. 

“stuck truck black” We Call to the Eye & the Night, edited by Zeina Hashem Beck and Hala Alyan, Persea Books, 2023.

“Nation Contagion” Resist Much/Obey Little: Inaugural Poems to the Resistance, an anthology edited by Michael Boughn et al., Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2017, pp. 407–09.

Poems at

“سلوى salwa” Amtrak Poetry, The Flowchart Foundation, New York, USA, 2021.

“سلوى salwa” Woodland Pattern Book Center’s Milwaukee poem-a-day, 2021.

“sparrows =” poem-a-day, Academy of American Poets, 2018.

“Poetry is not adornment” Verse Daily, 2015.