MOHAMED SAID RAIHANI’S GUIDELINE TO
MOROCCAN SHORT-SHORT STORY
Translated by Mohamed Saïd Raïhani
There rose smoke
They accused Nero, who was neither wise nor mad.
Ask Tacitus and he will tell you the truth:
In the beginning, he used to turn the mill following his mood.
Now, the mill turns him following its mood.
In the past, you used to play your favorite game, sliding above the words.
Now, words developed a similar hobby, sliding out of your head.
He signed his extension and left
He passed by her, looked into her eyes and had her looking into his.
She passed by him, smiled to him and had him smiling to her.
Ever since, he no longer passes by.
She felt her belly and made sure that he has signed his presence and left.
Saadia Bahadda, is a Moroccan short-short story writer. She published in Arabic "He Signed His Extension and Went away" (Short-Short Stories) in 2009…
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