Aicha عايشَة means “she lives” or “she who is alive” in Arabic. Aicha Bint Yusif grew up in the Lower Galilee and studied English Literature in Haifa, and is currently studying medicine. She writes poems mainly, and her works are published by Rusted Radishes (Beirut) and World Literature Today (NYC) among others. She is passionate about languages, embroidery and running.


**If you would like to collaborate or reach out to me here’s my email: aicha.yassin.1 @gmaildotcom 🙂

The name of this blog is inspired by a short, children story written by Ghassan Kanafani.



During poetry reading at the Poetry Society in London (2019).
Spoken Word in Liwan cultural cafe in Nazareth (2018).

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