Arabic literature

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Quote of the day: From “The Prophet” by Gibran Kahlil Gibran

  From “The Prophet” by Gibran Kahlil Gibran : “Let there be spaces in your togetherness, And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. Fill each other’s cup but drink not … Continue reading

Poem: “Dear eternity, I want a truce of love” by Ghada Al-Samman

A poem by Ghada Al-Samman. Ghada Al-Samman (غادة السمّان‎) is a Syrian writer, journalist and novelist born in Damascus. Due to the severe Syrian humanitarian crises, it occured to me to translate some of her poems. I’m not a translator (and I don’t know if these poems have been translated previously) but I did my best to preserve the meanings and the feelings of … Continue reading

Poem: “The virtual impostor” by by Ghada Al-Samman

A poem by Ghada Al-Samman. Ghada Al-Samman (غادة السمّان‎) is a Syrian writer, journalist and novelist born in Damascus. Due to the severe Syrian humanitarian crises, it occured to me to translate some of her poems. I’m not a translator (and I don’t know if these poems have been translated previously) but I did my best to preserve the meanings and the feelings of … Continue reading

Poem: “A war that we don’t want among us” by Ghada Al-Samman

Ghada Al-Samman (غادة السمّان‎) is a Syrian writer, journalist and novelist born in Damascus. Due to the severe Syrian humanitarian crises, it occured to me to translate some of her poems. I’m not a translator (and I don’t know if these poems have been translated previously) but I did my best to preserve the meanings and the feelings of the poems. A  war that … Continue reading