"The despair of war will never truly disappear."

Buried in the Flowers is a collection of poetic short stories that peer into the lives of those affected by war. Follow the relatable characters through stories of heartbreak, family, loss, and destruction. Experience an intriguing and personal look at the despair of war.

Ahmad Al-Khatat was born in Baghdad, Iraq. His work has appeared in print and online journals globally and has poems translated into several languages. He has been nominated for Best of the Net 2019 and was also nominated for the Pushcart Price 2020.

"Ahmad Al-Khatat writes with expressive power and remarkable intensity. His perception of the world; and his identity create a unique style that no one else can duplicate."
-Dr. Michael Anthony Ingram, Host and producer of the Quintessential Listening: Poetry Online Radio podcast.

"You will read and hear many stories in your life. Few will move you as these do." - John Guzlowski, author of the award-winning Echoes of Tattered Tongues