Best Place. In the Territories of the Pink Star

Best Place. In the Territories of the Pink Star

Best Place. Would you like to know the Territories of the Pink Star? It’s a good land to overcome your loneliness. Read this poem by Ali Znaidi.

Best Place. In the Territories of the Pink Star

Best Place. In the Territories of the Pink Star

Best Place is the title of Yareah magazine next issue (March 2013). Different authors and artists are giving their opinions about the topic… Yes, there are so many marvelous interesting special places. The Tunisian author Ali Znaidi, a poet very well known by Yareah readers, has just sent ‘In the Territories of the Pink Star.’ Enjoy it and have a great optimistic Saturday!

In the Territories of the Pink Star

If loneliness submerged you,

a needle in the expansive sea,


swaying. Pierce that blue skin

& trade your salty tears for

a boat.


The northern lights are there.

So break in through your cave!

Leave your cave! Your cave!

Lousy w/ sour memories & your

sore flesh.


Your eye is still functional.

All you need is a thread.


& that pink star is about to



Today/especially today/ you

have to saddle up your boat!


Because every day is a luv day

in the territories of the pink


More about Ali Znaidi:

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Ali Znaidi lives in Redeyef, Tunisia. He graduated with a BA in Anglo-American Studies in 2002. He teaches English at Tunisian public secondary schools. He writes poetry and has an interest in literature, languages, and literary translations. His work has appeared in The Bamboo Forest, The Camel Saloon, phantom kangaroo, BoySlut,, Otoliths, Dead Snakes, Speech Therapy Poetry Zine, streetcake magazine, The Rusty Nail, Yes,Poetry, The South Townsville micro poetry journal, Shot Glass Journal, the fib review, Ink Sweat and Tears, Mad Swirl, The Mind[less] Muse, Pyrokinection, Red Fez, Full Of Crow, The Tower Journal, and other ezines. His debut poetry chapbook Experimental Ruminations was published in September 2012 by Fowlpox Press (Canada). He also writes flash fiction for the Six Sentence Social Network— He also keeps a blog about Tunisian literature—

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