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A poem by Osama Al Danasouri

A poem entitled قصيدة العتمة [The verse of darkness] by Osama Al Danasouri from his 2001 collection على هيئة واحد شبهي [In the Semblance of One Resembling Me] which is included in the invaluable الأعمال الكاملة: دواوين، رواية، نصوص (Merit, 2009) [The Complete Works: poetry collections, a novel, texts].


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Osama Al Danasouri

Four poems by, and three pieces on, the late Alexandrian poet Osama Al Danasouri who passed away in January 2007. Al Danasouri has four collections of poetry to his name: حراشف الجهم [The Scowler’s Scales, 1991]مثل ذئب أعمى [Like a Blind Wolf, 1999]على هيئة واحد شبهي [In the Semblance of One Resembling Me, 2001], and  عين سارحة، عين مندهشة [One Eye Wandering, One Eye Amazed, 2003]. All these poems can be found in his complete works, published by Merit. His prose work, كلبي الهرم، كلبي الحبيب (Dar Merit, 2007) [My Decrepit Dog, My Darling Dog] published posthumously.

The three short pieces on Al Danasouri are by Hamdi Abu Golayyel and Yasser Abdel Latif.

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