Taha Muhammad Ali

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Taha Muhammad Ali (Arabic: طه محمد علي‎) (born 1931 in Saffuriyya, Galilee – October 2, 2011 in Nazareth) was a Palestinian poet.
Taha Muhammad Ali fled to Lebanon with his family when he was seventeen after their village came under heavy bombardment during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. The following year, he returned to Nazareth, where he lived till ...
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1.
Empty Words
Ah, little notebook,
yellow as a spike of wheat
and still as a face,
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2.
Meeting At An Airport
You asked me once,
on our way back
from the midmorning
trip to the spring:
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3.
Twigs
Neither music,
fame, nor wealth,
not even poetry itself,
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4.
Tea And Sleep
If, over this world, there's a ruler
who holds in his hand bestowal and seizure,
at whose command seeds are sown,
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5.
Where
Poetry hides
somewhere
behind the night of words
behind the clouds of hearing,
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