Excerpt from

Belly Dancing - Tel Aviv March 2002


Hakim is singing and I am swinging my cane.
The coins around my hips jingle just
in the right places and deepen the beat.
And I ignore for the moment the way
the chains on the Merchava tanks
going into Kalkilya
jingle just like me.

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