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Hamid Rakkata

                                                                                                                                                           

 

 

Short-Short Stories

 

 

 Translated by Mohamed Saïd Raïhani

 

 

 

-1-

Pirates

  

 

He won all his battles in the heart of the seas and mountains but lost his battle with the woman who sailed suddenly inside him.

 

 

 

-2-

Informer

 

 

From behind his dark glasses, the informer, sitting in the far-away corner of the café looking straight on the boulevard and counting people’s breaths, believed himself unknown and unseen by the people passing by while children in the other corner of the street were winking at one another and jeering at the way he was seated and the unbuttoned trousers he exposed to the passers-by. 

 

 

-3-

Apple-Girl

 

In his absent-mindedness under the old apple-tree, she was courting him.

A small apple fell right down on his heart.

He jumped out of his abstraction and ran happily to take it.

She left him, seizing her young couple of apples feeling so sorry for the stupidity of men and the futility of all-seasonal fruits. 

 

 

 

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 Hamid Rakkata  is a Moroccan short- short story writer, born in Khénifra City, Morocco. He published in Arabic "Butterfly Tears" (Short-Short Stories) in 2010 …

 

 

 

 

 

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