Khalat whispers: "That little boy was alert, lively, beautiful, he already had a little personality.
We couldn't give him a proper funeral MOTHER KHALAT ON SYRIA-IRAQ BORDER
Glatstein's speaker dons on his costume (khalat
, long robe) in the fourth line of the first stanza and acts out what is essentially a hysterical fit, replete with screams, shouts ("hail, hail, hail"), and released through the tears of joy ("the joy of coming"), which, as Ruth Wisse notices, are not so much "ironic, but contradictory, yoking the pleasure and relief of his voluntary homecoming to the irremediable pain of denying Western progress."(64) Like any hysteric, he appears to be in control, but in fact is not, creating "irreconcilable differences" between his persona's multiple "voices" (Norich).(65) There is certainly a hysterical aspect to Schwartz's acting, especially in the reconciliation with Chaya segment.
Raouf, aged 34, of Harnall Lane, Hillfields, Coventry, theft to the value of pounds 69.50, conditional discharge for one year.
Coordinator of the Anti-Wall and Anti-Settlements Committee, Rateb Jabour, said that Israeli forces stormed Khalat
al-Dabe school, built of caravans to accommodate area youngsters, and forced its 12 students and staff to leave it.
A Syrian refugee in the Iraqi border town of Al-Qaim, Mounir Khalat
, noted how eastern tribal areas had suffered a similar fate as the rest of the country.
He said that the confiscated land is owned by farmers from Beit Awla, Khalat
Al Nahla, and Umm Al Khanazeer areas.
A score of Afghans in turbans and khalats
clustered around me, jabbering excitedly.