Poetry

Poetry in Translation: Fadi Azzam’s ‘This Is Damascus, You Sons of Bitches’

“She has enough patience to wait for a climax with the force an earthquake, and enough shoes and slippers hanging in al-Hamidiyah market to whack fifty deserving dictators.”

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Lit Lists, Poetry

10 Things To Remember About Syrian Poetry

To celebrate the launch of the “Critical Muslim’s” Syria issue, editor Robin Yassin-Kassab has made a list of “10 things to remember about Syria” that trends toward the positive: Maté, sufis, poetry, fatteh. ArabLit focuses on, No. 4, the poetry.

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