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Silence For Gaza

With dynamite she raps her waist…
She explodes…
It is neither death… nor suicide…
Its Gaza's style to announce her worthiness of life…
For four years and Gaza's flesh burst around… bomb's shrapnel…
Neither magic nor miracle…
It is Gaza's weapons and arms for her continued existence…
And the enemy's detritions it is…
For four years the enemy with its dreams rejoicing it had been…
For flirting with time it was fascinated…

Except for in Gaza…
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Patricia Lines 11 August 2014

Who is the translator? This appears to be a new translation, and in many ways better than the first translation. To translate Darwish it takes someone who knows Arabic well, and who has a poet's command of English. The translator's name should appear along with Darwish's, please. A date would be helpful too, as this was written several years ago, somethiing that adds to its meaning.

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i cried for poems...10 find some lines from my poem..... The peace is alien word It is devil’s handiwork Everybody realizes fact It is time to sacrifice and act How long will you go in? The territory can be won But hearts will never forgive Let almighty shower death and give punishment * To the valiant fighters of Gaza

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