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MOROCCAN SHORT-SHORT STORY

 

Abdallah Mouttaqi

Abdallah Al Mouttaqi

                                                                                                                                                           

 

 

Short-Short Stories

 

 

 Translated by Mohamed Saïd Raïhani

 

 

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Pay Attention, Please

  

 

He forgot to take off his pyjamas and went slowly downstairs.

No-one took notice: neither the building keeper nor the passers-by nor even the friends in the café nor even more the waiter.

Only the mirror perceived that in the very evening when he was turning upside down the clothes in the sleeping-room wardrobe, looking for his pyjamas.

 

 

 

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Happy Feast

 

 

The child came back home in such ecstasy.

He was happy with the brand-new clothes and the coins received from his relatives.

Before his mother laid diner table, her voice pursued him:

- Come on, kid. Take off your clothes for the forthcoming feast!

 

 

 

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 Abdoullah Al-Mouttaqi is a Moroccan poet & short-story writer, born in 1961 in Fkih Ben Saleh, Morocco. He published in Arabic "Blue Chair" (Short-Short Stories) in 2005 and "Fatal Poems" (Collection of Poems)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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