"I am a committed writer or maybe I am an obsessed writer. I am obsessed by occupation because I live it. I witness the atrocities of occupation. I witness and live through those atrocities and still am living them."
"Perhaps you think poetry / is a waste of time, for eternity can't be rendered in languages / and death after death / has a different name."
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"The collection -- being translated by Ranya Abdelrahman -- will draw from the collections published during Azzam's lifetime."