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Half-Ghazal (for Reneé) • Poetry School
“The word [Ghazal] is of Arabic origin and means ‘talking to women’ (women in purdah, with all that that implies)” – Mimi Khalvati in her Notes to The Meanest Flower I flinch inside as you corroborate my name, which is your name now. You spell it out over the phone to a call centre...