Poem: ‘I Remember al-Sayyab’

Mahmoud Darwish

translated by Taline Voskeritchian and Christopher Millis

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[*] The Iraqi poet Badr Shaker al-Sayyab, who died in Kuwait in 1964, was a pioneer of the free verse movement in modern Arabic literature.