Tag Archives: Jawid Mojaddedi

Poetic Voices: The Conversation Continues

At the halfway point of the Poetic Voices of the Muslim World series, I’m amazed by the conversations and encounters it has made possible. A South African mother and son speaking with a Bosnian couple at a lecture on Bosnian … Continue reading

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“Only My Words Bear Me”: Poetic Voices of the Muslim World in St. Louis

No land on earth bears me. Only my words bear me, a bird born from me who builds a nest in my ruins before me, and in the rubble of the enchanting world around me –Mahmoud Darwish, “A Rhyme for … Continue reading

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