Poetry: Beirut, 1976 by Terry Douglas
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Poetry: Beirut, 1976 by Terry Douglas

Beirut. One word that can conjure up so many intense reactions. Terry Douglas, a poet and author, lived in Beirut at the opening of the Civil War that lasted for well over a decade. His poem is on a sniper’s bullet, chaos of war and life.

“Fingering the burst of lead,
Shark rough after glancing the wall,
I contemplate my fate … . Continue reading