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Mahmoud Darwish

One day I will become a bird and unsheathe my existence out of my void. When the two wings burn I’ll near the truth and reincarnate from ash. I am the dialogue of dreamers. I turned away from my body and my self to complete my first journey toward meaning, but meaning burned me and… Continue reading Mahmoud Darwish

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Mahmoud Darwish

I dreamed of the scent of almonds Inflaming the sorrow of long nights — Mahmoud Darwish, from section 4 “Apology,” of “Beneath the Ancient Windows (For Jerusalem and Her Sisters),” in collection “The End of Night,” I Don’t Want This Poem to End transl. by Mohammad Shaheen (Interlink Books, 2017)

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Ghassan Zaqtan

Nothing’s left to say between us everything went into the train that hid its whistle in the smoke that didn’t become a cloud in the departure that gathered your limbs Nothing’s left to say between us so let your death be the insight of dazzling silver and let the sun of those cities be a… Continue reading Ghassan Zaqtan

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