Friday Finds: Dreams of Iman Mersal and Sargon Boulus

Friday Finds: Dreams of Iman Mersal and Sargon Boulus

Two new dream poems have recently appeared in translation, online:

“I Dreamt of You,” by Iman Mersal, translated by Robyn Creswell

Published in the Yale Review, this poem about dreaming about a father opens: “Where did he go?”

“Butterfly Dream,” by Sargon Boulus, translated by Youssef Rakha

Published on Youssef Rakha’s website, this dream opens: “The butterfly that flies as if /tied by an invisible thread to paradise”