Ani Palit Aravi" ("I am an Arab Refugee")


Article/book #: 63313
Title: Ani Palit Aravi" ("I am an Arab Refugee")
By: Sami Shalom-Chetrit  
Date of issue: July 2004

Commentary

Abstract:

When I hear Fayruz singing, 
"I shall never forget thee, Palestine,"
I swear to you with my right hand
that at once I am a Palestinian.
All of a sudden I know:
I am an Arab refugee
and, if not,
let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth.










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