Lamia Abbas Amara

Iraqi poet

Lamia Abbas Amara (1929 - 18 June 2021) was an Iraqi poet.


  • Why should we hate the people we once loved because of a war that mars even our memories?
    • Frouzanda Mahrad (an Arabic poem, translated by Mike Maggio in: Buckley, Jorunn Jacobsen (2002). The Mandaeans: ancient texts and modern people. New York: Oxford University Press.)