Lit & Found

Friday Finds: Five Poems by Qassim Haddad

The poems come from Haddad’s first poetry collection, al-Bishara (The Omen), which appeared in 1970; he has since published more than a dozen more.

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Poetry

On Revolution and Bahraini Poet Qassim Haddad

During the middle days of the Egyptian revolution, a group of 137 Bahraini writers, artists, and intellectuals issued a statement in solidarity with the Egyptians’ struggle for freedom and dignity.

One of the signatories, according to Bahrain’s Gulf Daily News, was celebrated Bahraini poet Qassim Haddad.

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