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On the Last Evening on this Earth

Poetry Mahmoud Darwish
Translated from the Arabic by Fady Joudah

On the last evening on this earth, we sever our days / from our trees, and count the ribs we will carry along / and the ribs we will leave behind

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​Mahmoud Darwish was born in the village of al-Birwa in what was then Western Galilee, Palestine. He published more than thirty volumes of poetry and eight volumes of prose. He was the recipient of numerous awards for both his poetry and his political activism.


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