Creative Writing/Art: TON

We will be adding a number of short creative writing pieces/art/photography to our website. If you have written something that is reflective of your personal experiences as it relates to Tent of Nations or the Israeli/Palestinian situation, please send it in and we will consider adding it. We are looking for poetry, short stories, short essays, photographs, etc. Send your contributions to Kay Plitt at: kay@fotonna.org.”

We will be aslo adding one poem each month from the Women’s Education Center booklet, Where I Am From…. You can find out how to make a donation to FOTONNA/TON in order to receive a complimentary copy of the entire set of poems at Take Action – Books: TON.

06Mar 2018

Suad ________, 49 Where I Am From…   I am from the countryside, Close to the manger of Jesus Christ, And the place where Mohammad ascended. I am from the innocent childhood, From the fields of oranges, olives, and za’tar. The birds are singing every morning, From above the olive trees That are holding tight to […]

12Feb 2018

Rihab _____, 43 Where I Am From… I am from this big world. From this childhood, deprivation and affection. From a loved, affectionate and faithful family. I am from a warm winter full of heavy rain. From a wonderful summer and shining sun. I am from fear, suppression, anger and fearful voices during the dark […]

11Jan 2018

Maitha’ _______, 38 Where I Am From…   I am from peace and anxiety, I am from the roar of the waterfall, I am from the tramp of feet on the bridge. On the other side of the bridge, My grandmother was watching; The vineyards, olive trees, hanoun and wildflowers. From where am I? From a deep […]

30Nov 2017

Sahar _____, 35 Where I Am From…  I am a girl of the mountains, A girl of Palestine, A girl of hope… From my beautiful childhood and successful life From something that is not something, Whenever there is a window that is closed, God opens another window in the sky, From where am I…? From […]