Lana I. Ghannam

Nakba

This language tastes like songs of my sedo and before, days when land was soft beneath bare feet, before bombshells bore into ground, before bullet skins showered seeds in the dust.
Lana I. Ghannam

Lana I. Ghannam

Lana I. Ghannam’s chapbook, Two Tongues, was published in June 2019 (Finishing Line Press), and her poetry has appeared in Mississippi Review, Prism Review, Raleigh Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Sukoon, and The Cape Rock, among other journals. She is a first-generation Palestinian-American, born and raised in Central Florida. She received her MFA from University of Central Florida in 2015 and teaches English composition. She loves reading and writing, though motherhood currently rules all.