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Mourid Barghouti, The Pillow

The pillow said:
at the end of the long day
only I know
the confident man’s confusion,
the nun’s desire,
the slight quiver in the tyrant’s eyelash, 51 more words

Palestinian reading list #1: "Interpretations"

Mourid Barghouti (photo credit Peter Everard Smith)

I am going to start posting regular selections from some of the Palestinian literature I am reading for my current book project. 188 more words

“. . . I have not seen a dragon in the land . . .” (Mourid Barghouti)

❶ Birzeit University Theatre Wins Five Theatre Festival Awards
❷ Netanyahu: Israeli army to continue incursions in Area A
❸ Israeli Soldiers Beat up Palestinian near Nablus… 733 more words


"It's Also Fine" by Palestinian poet Mourid Barghouti

I found the Hebrew translation of this fine poem in my Facebook feed today, translated (from an English translation) and posted by Eli Eliahu.
I didn’t know of Maroud Barghouti before this, & a Google search brought me to some more English translations of fine poems by him (though without the translator/s’ names), including this one that I particularly respond to. 20 more words


I saw Ramallah. رأيت رام الله

رأيت رام الله
رواية/ سيرة ذاتية
الكاتب: مريد البرغوثي
تاريخ: 1997
مكان: فلسطين، رام الله و دير الغسانة
صفحة: 200

أنا لا أعيش في مكان أنا أعيش في وقت


". . . ordained the rubble to become a house . . ." (Mourid Barghouti)

 The view from my hotel window in East Jerusalem. Photo Nov. 2, 2015, Harold Knight

For the next ten days, the format of this blog will be drastically changed. 477 more words

Palestinian Poets