Poem — The House as Casualty — by Mahmoud Darwish

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This is a poem titled “The House as Casualty” by Mahmoud Darwish, and translated from the Arabic by Catherine Cobham. First Line: In one minute the entire life of a house is ended. The house as casualty is also mass; Last Line: minute. Our things die like us, but they aren’t buried with us.

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This is a poem titled “The House as Casualty” by Mahmoud Darwish, and translated from the Arabic by Catherine Cobham. First Line: In one minute the entire life of a house is ended. The house as casualty is also mass; Last Line: minute. Our things die like us, but they aren’t buried with us.

Recommended Citation

Darwish, Mahmoud. 2009. “The House as Casualty.” (Translated by Catherine Cobham.) Pp. 51 in “If I touch the Depth of Your Heart … ” : The Human Promise of Poetry in Memories of Mahmoud Darwish (Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge: Volume VII, Special Issue, 2009.) Belmont, MA: Okcir Press (an imprint of Ahead Publishing House).

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