Poet Explores Effect of a Nation's Sudden Change

Form: http://www.womensenews.orgIn The Thing about Feathers, Arab-American poet and playwright Nathalie Handal invokes the powerful emotions of those who flee their homelands. An excerpt from her upcoming book "Poet in Andalucia."

(WOMENSENEWS)--We kept only the keys,
letters, and photos--
everything else stayed behind
when we left the house.
That can happen when
a nation changes overnight,
when those you know