Amal Ibrahim was Born in 1969, Iraq. graduated from college of science, University of Bagdad. a translator (simultaneous and consecutive), media person and poet. selected as executive manager for Alnoor Foundation for Culture and Media, coordinating many local and international events, supported by Goethe Institute she released the anthology of Eyes of Inana (women writers in Iraq) , many poems are published in local magazines and cultural pages including translated ones to English and german. recently dedicating efforts to spot the light on Iraqi young poets for a future project. first collection published in 2015 ( The backdoor of the day). Founder of www.iraqi-poet.net site that is dedicated to translate Iraqi poetry to different languages and mainly English.
I once had two sparkling eyes full of hopes, But the familiar forces made them blind. They made sure to check on my survival frequently, But that was just to butcher my innocence. I cried out loud for help every
the winds are becoming numbing needles to my skin again. the whistling of the night is entering the day covering up the sun to my happiness. the bullying was a distant memory from my mind now fresh to my soul.