Anwer Ghani, A Hot Love

Anwer Ghani is an Iraqi poet and author born in 1973 in Alhilla city. His work has appeared in Adelaide, Zarf, Peacock, Otoliths, Algebra of Owls, amongst others, as well as the Inner Child Press anthology, The Year Of The Poet. Anwer is the Editor-in-Chief chief of ‘Tajdeed’ literary magazine. 

Recently, he published The Narratolyric Writing (an essay on narrative lyricism on Smashwords), Antipoetic Poems (via Create Space), and TRUMP (with Inner Child Press. He has published approximately forty books, spanning both literature and religious science, in Arabic.  You can read more of him via

A Hot Love

The valley wants to become a great writer but the weakness of the waterfalls’ hearts postpones his glory. I love the writers, because my mother said that they descend from a magic paradise and the hidden demons sit in their souls. Legend says that the poets sleep early and awake before the chickens to grasp their dreams, and before the white dogs; they knock on the snow’s door to tell us the stories of Eskimos. The snowy mountains’ heats are in deep love and it is a hot love with cold mantle. The writers are the flying horses that emerge from their fingers to transform gloomy colors. They as well as the deer jump delightedly over the grass, and their smooth pens are echoes of the bluebird’s chant. You may feel the soft breeze playing with their eyes and sense their beatings, which disappear in the river’s mirror.








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