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Tag: Muhammad Al Maghout

Iman Mersal on Saniya Salih

This is a translation of Iman Mersal’s article on Saniya Salih, published by Al Akhbar in August 2015 and available here.

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Saniya Salih and Mohamed Al Maghout

One poem each by Saniya Salih and her husband Mohamed Al Maghout. These translations previously appeared more beautifully on Youssef Rakha’s site here and here, with a note in the case of Al Maghout fleshing out the historical background of this early poem.

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Two poems by Muhammad Al Maghout

Two poems by Syrian poet Muhammad Al Maghout (محمد الماغوط), the first from his collection غرفة بملايين الجدران [A room with millions of walls] and the second from الفرح ليس مهنتي [Joy is not my profession].

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