The Arab-American Educational Foundation invites you to a special event to honor the legacy of the Iraqi poet, Muthaffar Al Nawwab, who passed away on May 20, 2022.
“A dark wind bellowed out destruction / as a sweet street kitty awaited nightfall”
Remembering Muthaffar Al-Nawab: Poet, Nomad, and Warrior for Justice Who Fought from the Trenches of Poetry
“. But this fervor, depth, and audacity also made exile the only possibility for such a voice, as he became a particularly odd type of globetrotter, one who remained for half a century merely one step ahead of his pursuers. “
“He would read poetry, philosophy, history, or anything that he could lay his hands on. He was a friendly conversationalist and had a passion for engaging with people. Ah, and he was a first-rate visual artist as well.”
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