Mahmoud Darwish

    
“I have learned and dismantled all the words in order to draw from them a single word: Home.”
 
– Mahmoud Darwish, from ‘I Belong There’
  (Translated by Carolyn Forché and Munir Akash)

5 thoughts on “Mahmoud Darwish

  1. Christine

    This line reminds of how we are always trying to reach home, in board games, in dreams, on trips, after work. Good find, Michelle.

  2. johemmant

    I saw him at the International Poetry Festival……he read with Valzhyna Mort, who Ret just mentioned, he was excellent.

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