Treasure Island

Mahmoud Darwish

((13 March 1941 – 9 August 2008 / Palestinian)

Poems of Mahmoud Darwish

1. A Lover from Palestine 9/5/2013
2. A Man and A Fawn Play Together In A Garden… 4/15/2014
3. A Noun Sentence 4/14/2014
4. A Rhyme for the Odes (Mu'allaqat) 4/15/2014
5. A Soldier Dreams Of White Lilies 9/5/2013
6. A Song And The Sultan 4/15/2014
7. A Traveller 9/3/2013
8. Ahmad Al-Za'tar 9/5/2013
9. And they don't ask… 4/15/2014
10. And We Have Countries … 4/15/2014
11. Another Day Will Come 4/15/2014
12. As He Walks Away 4/16/2014
13. Brand of slaves 9/7/2013
14. Bread 4/16/2014
15. Cadence Chooses Me 4/15/2014
16. Defiance 4/15/2014
17. Diary of a Palestinian Wound 9/5/2013
18. Don't apologize for what you've done 9/4/2013
19. Earth Poem 4/16/2014
20. Earth Presses Against Us 4/15/2014

Under Siege

Here on the slopes of hills, facing the dusk and the cannon of time
Close to the gardens of broken shadows,
We do what prisoners do,
And what the jobless do:
We cultivate hope.

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A country preparing for dawn. We grow less intelligent
For we closely watch the hour of victory:

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