Khaloud Al-Muttalibi‘s poem, “After the Stroke,” will be featured in our upcoming poetry special issue, vol. 12!
How Khaloud describes this poem in 12 words or less:
“An indecipherable war. Thoughts scream. Words scuttle into their holes.”
Khaloud Al-Muttalibi is a poet and translator. She resides in the United Kingdom. Her work has been published internationally by various magazines and journals including Defenestration, the Glasgow Review of Books, Dying Dahlia Review, Akhar, After the Pause, Ygdrasil, Ink Sweat & Tears and The Guardian’s online collection for world poetry day in 2016. She enjoys reading, charcoal drawing and watching classic British comedy.