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Gaza returns…

Today’s Mondoweiss carried a beautiful, defiant excerpt from Mahmoud Darwish, Silence for Gaza, translated by Sinan Antoon and used with his permission.  The Arabic original is from Hayrat al-`A’id (The Returnee’s Perplexity), Riyad al-Rayyis, 2007: We do injustice when we … Continue reading

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In the wake of Gaza

If you were not the rain, my love, then be the tree Saturated and bountiful, be the tree. And if you were not the tree, my love, then be the stone Saturated and moist,  be the stone. And if you … Continue reading

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Revisiting Palestine Festival of Literature 2011: the film, the essay

Murat Gökmen’s film on the Palestine Festival of Literature 2011 in on line, including footage from the last evening of the festival in Silwan.  Watch it at: * My essay on PalFest 2011, “Translating Palestine,” is in Jadaliyya. Here’s the … Continue reading

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