the truck driver by Anna Enbom

ﻋِﻨﺪَﻣَﺎ ﺷَﺎﻫَﺪﺗُﻬَﺎ ﻛَﺎﻧَﺖ ﺗَﺨﻄُﻮ ﻧَﺤﻮ ﺍَﻟﺸَّﺎﺣِﻨَﺔِ.
ﻳَﺎ ﺳَﻴِّﺪَﺗِﻲ ﺧُﺬِﻳﻨِﻲ ﻣَﻌَﻚِ.
ﺇِﻟَﻰ ﺃَﻳﻦَ ﺳَﺘَﺬﻫَﺐُ ؟.
ﺇِﻟَﻰ ﺃَﻱِّ ﻣَﻜَﺎﻥٍ ﺑَﻌِﻴﺪﺍً ﻣِﻦ ﻫُﻨَﺎ.
ﺇِﻧﻄَﻠَﻘَﺖ.ﻛَﺎﻥَ ﺍَﻟﻄَﺮِﻳﻖُ ﻭَﻋﺮﺍً.ﺇِﻫَﺘَﺰَّﺕ ﺍَﻟﺸَّﺎﺣِﻨَﺔُ.ﺇِﻫَﺘَﺰَّﺕ ﺍَﻟﺒَﺸَﺮَﺓُ ﺍَﻟﻤُﺘَﺠَﻌِّﺪَﺓُ ﺃَﺳﻔَﻞ ﺫَﻗﻨِﻬَﺎ.ﻛَﺎﻥَ ﺷَﻌﺮُﻫَﺎ ﺭَﻣَﺎﺩِﻳّﺎً.ﻋَﻴﻨَﺎﻫَﺎ ﺑِﺌﺮِﻱ ﺣِﻜﻤَﺔٍ.
ﺗَﺒﺪُﻭ ﺣَﺰِﻳﻨﺎً ﻟِﻤَﺎﺫَﺍ ؟
ﺃَﻧَﺎ ﺃَﺭﻣَﻞٌ.ﺃَﻋِﻴﺶُ ﻭَﺣِﻴﺪﺍً ﻣَﻊَ ﺍِﺑﻨﺘِﻴِﻲ.ﺃَﻧَﺎ ﻓَﻘِﻴﺮٌ ﻭَﻗَﺒِﻴﺢٌ.
ﺗَﻄَﻠَّﻌﺖُ ﻋَﺒﺮ ﻧَﺎﻓِﺬَﺓِ ﺍَﻟﺸَّﺎﺣِﻨَﺔِ.ﺷَﺎﻫَﺪﺕُ ﺟِﺒَﺎﻟﺎً ﻭَﺣِﺠَﺎﺭَﺓً ﻭَﺭِﻣَﺎﻟﺎً ﻭَﺃَﻋﺸَﺎﺑﺎً ﺟَﺎﻓِﻔَﺔً.ﻛُﻠُّﻬَﺎ ﺷَﻘﺮَﺍﺀ ﻛَﺎَﻟﺒَﻄَﺎﻃِﺲِ.
ﻣَﺎﺫَﺍ ﺗَﺘَﻤَﻨَّﻰ ؟
ﻣَﺎﻝٌ ﻛَﺜِﻴﺮٌ.ﺍﻟﻨِّﺴَﺎﺀُ ﺗُﺮِﻳﺪُ ﺍَﻟﺰَﻭَﺍﺝَ ﻣِﻦ ﻣُﺪَﺭَﺍﺀِ ﺷَﺮِﻛَﺎﺕٍ ﺟَﻤِﻴﻠُﻮﻥٍ.ﻣِﻦ ﺃَﺟﻞ ﺫَﻟِﻚَ ﺳَﺄَﻓﻌَﻞُ ﺃَﻱَّ ﺷَﻴﺁٍ.ﺣَﺘَّﻰ ﻟَﻮ ﺇِﺭَﺗَﻜَﺒﺖُ ﺟَﺮِﻳﻤَﺔً.
ﺇِﺫَﻥ ···ﺃَﺣِﻤﻞُ ﻣَﻌِﻲ ﺷَﺤﻨَﺔَ ﻣُﺨَﺪِّﺭَﺍﺕٍ.ﻫَﻞ ﺗُﺮِﻳﺪُ ﺃَﻥ ﺗَﺒِﻴﻌَﻬَﺎ ﻣَﻌِﻲ ؟
ﺗَﺼَﻮَّﺭﺕُ ﻣُﺴﺘَﻘﺒَﻠِﻲ.ﺍﻟﻨِّﺴَﺎﺀُ ﺳَﻴَﺘَﻌَﺠَّﺒﻦَ ﺑِﻤَﺎﻟِﻲ.ﺳَﺄَﺃﻛُﻞُ ﺍَﻟﺄَﻛﻠَﺎﺕَ ﺍَﻟَّﺬِﻳﺬَﺓَ ﺇِﻟَّﺎ ﺍَﻟﺒَﻄَﺎﻃِﺲَ.ﻟَﻜِﻦ ﺇِﺑﻨَﺘِﻲ ···ﻟَﺎ ﺗَﻬﺘَﻢُّ ﺑِﺎَﻟﻤَﺎﻝِ.
ﺃَﺭﻓُﺾُ ﺑَﻴﻊَ ﺍَﻟﻤُﺨَﺪِّﺭَﺍﺕِ.
ﺇِﺑَﺘَﺴَﻤَﺖ ﺍَﻟﺴَّﺎﺋِﻘَﺔُ ﻭَﻋَﺎﺩَﺕ.ﻛَﺎﻧَﺖ ﺍَﻟﺠِﺒَﺎﻝُ ﻟَﺎﻣِﻌَﺔً ﻓِﻲ ﺿَﻮﺀِ ﺍَﻟﺸَّﻤﺲِ.ﻭَﺻَﻠﻨَﺎ ﺇِﻟَﻰ ﺑَﻴﺘِﻲ.ﺭَﺃَﻳﺖُ ﺍَﻟﺸَّﺎﺣِﻨَﺔَ.ﻛَﺎﻧَﺖ ﻣُﺤَﻤَّﻠَﺔً ﺑِﺄَﻟﻒِ ﺑُﺮﺗُﻘَﺎﻟَﺔٍ ﺭَﺍﺋِﻌَﺔَ ﺍَﻟﺮَﺍﺋِﺤَﺔِ.
ﺗَﻔَﻀَّﻞ.ﺧُﺬ.ﺇِﺑﻨَﺘُﻜَﻚَ ﺗُﺤِﺐُّ ﺍَﻟﻔِﻮَﺍﻛِﻪَ.
Voices: George Mosa Dosh (the man), Merill Mareke (the truck driver). Sound engineer: Yamen Al-Tnnary.