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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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Mahmoud Darwish

We have on this earth what makes life worth living: April’s hesitation, the aroma of bread at dawn, a woman’s point of view about men, the works of Aeschylus, the beginning of love, grass on a stone, mothers living on a flute’s sigh and the invaders’ fear of memories — Mahmoud Darwish, Unfortunately, It Was… Continue reading Mahmoud Darwish

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Classic · Collection · Contemporary · Excerpt · Fragment · Palestinian Culture · Palestinian Literature · Passage · Poetry

Mahmoud Darwish

We need to see how we were here, you stranger, as two shadows opening and closing on what has been shaped of our shape: a body disappearing then reappearing in a body disappearing in the mystery of the eternal duality. We need to return to being two to embrace each other more. There’s no name… Continue reading Mahmoud Darwish

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