Bethlehem by alisa velaj

BETHLEHEM

I had never set foot
On that land
Yet my memory fled there
Following a star
And began to shine

 

--Translations from Albanian to English by Ukë ZENEL Buçpapaj
(These poems are included in Velaj's poetry book "A Gospel of Light" published by Aquillrellle.)

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