Monthly Archives: March 2016

Mahmoud Darwish at 75

~~If Mahmoud Darwish were alive, he would be 74 years old today.  That is the best beginning for a blog about Darwish on the occasion of his day of birth.  As the platitude goes, Darwish lives in his poems, but … Continue reading

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On Mahmoud Darwish’s Birthday: A New Translation of ‘The Second Olive Tree’

A new translation of Mahmoud Darwish’s “The Second Olive Tree.” ARABLIT & ARABLIT QUARTERLY On the anniversary of the birth of the great Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish (1942-2008), poet Marilyn Hacker shares a new translation: The Second Olive Tree By Mahmoud … Continue reading

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