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A burning taste of exile

Recommendation: Warsan Shire: Teaching My Mother How To Give Birth. Poems. flipped eye publishing 2011 By Lise Olivarius The first words of Warsan Shire’s collection of poems read: “I have my mother’s mouth and my…

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Reflections on War and Home

The words ‘home’ and ‘repatriation’ are widely used in the public debate, but the meaning of these words is rarely elaborated on. Starting from experience from the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina, this text attempts…

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Obviously I Will Be Caught If I Go Back

When you are seeking asylum in a country where the government does not recognize the danger you are fleeing from. When a peace agreement does not mean peace. About the difficulty of being Sudanese –…

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Kastrup Airport

– a few words about the lot of the immigrant By Alen Mešković · illustration by Casper Øbro One summer day in 1996 I landed at Kastrup Airport after a three-week vacation in the Balkans….

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Poems From Syria

Tareq Aljabr (born 1987) is a Syrian poet and translator living in Damascus. Originally from the Golan Heights, his family was displaced during the occupation by Israel. These poems were written during the last year’s…

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