Poems from Iraq – A Kiss

About Khalid Tailche

Khalid Basher Mikha Tailche received a B.A. in English from the University of Baghdad in 1990, and completed his M.A. in 2007, and Ph.D. in Literature both from the University of São Paulo in 2012. Post-doctoral research in 2015 in comparative literature from the University of São Paulo and New York University. His research in Comparative Literature deals with two Arab literary societies in the diaspora in the cities of New York and São Paulo during the first half of the 20 century.

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A Kiss

Poem by Iraqi poet, Yousif Alsaigh

Translated to English by Dr. Khalid Basher Mikha Tailche

Cover Image Credit : Dia al-Azzawi

(Dia al-Azzawi is a famous artist from Iraq. You can find more about him from


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4 Response Comments

  • Swordfish_Aditya09/06/2017 at 11:49 AM

    Loved it… Look forward to more…

  • Nilanjan Hajra15/06/2017 at 11:32 AM

    Pure. Need lots and lots of it. Mr. Taliche how may I contact you?

    • Tailche19/06/2017 at 10:52 AM

      Thank you all for the comments. You can contact me on Tellmeyourstory -Contact, and I will get in touch with you. Regards

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