A Sky Chart
by Abdourahman Waberi

translated by Nancy Naomi Carlson I stir the spoon in the cup and drink a liquid cloudless sky dilated time shows its scars a frieze of water and blooms day dawns quick as a wave of the hand God’s hand or manna from skies?   Une carte du ciel Je touille la cuillère dans la … Continue reading A Sky Chart
by Abdourahman Waberi

Abdourahman Waberi

Abdourahman Waberi is a prize-winning poet, novelist, and short story writer from Djibouti, a tiny country in the Horn of Africa, about the size of Massachusetts. He was awarded the Grand prix littéraure de l’Afrique noire (Grand Prize for Black African Literature), and represented Djibouti at the 2012 Olympic’s Poetry Parnassus.

CPR Volume 16-1

January, 2014 Table of Contents Lynn Pedersen, Begin Bernadette McBride, Apple Sharon Olson, Caryatids Amy Newday, The Volcano Considers Helen, Watching Television in Michigan Sarah Sousa, Grave of a 12-Year-Old Pequot Girl V. P. Loggins, The Wall Ryan Vine, To the Girl Stranded by the Side Doors of Denfeld High School at 9:52 on a … Continue reading CPR Volume 16-1