Poems from Iraq – A Turtle

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 Turtle

Poem by Iraqi poet, Yousif Alsaigh

Translated to English by Dr. Khalid Basher Mikha Tailche

Cover Image :

Cubism Turtle Painting, Colorful Acrylic Painting, 8×10 Inch Turtle on Canvas, “Picasso’s Pets” Series. Available at :


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