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IN JERUSALEM. A Poem by Mahmoud Darwish, Palestine’s national poet

In Jerusalem

In Jerusalem, and I mean within the ancient walls,
I walk from one epoch to another without a memory
to guide me. The prophets over there are sharing
the history of the holy … ascending to heaven
and returning less discouraged and melancholy, because love
and peace are holy and are coming to town. Continue reading 



This is ‘2021.’ Ah, 21 years since the start of the New Millennium. Are we coming of age?

In 1999, the two authors of Prayers for a Thousand Years invited me to contribute a piece to their book. It is now 2021.  Plenty of countries say their young people come of age at 21.

Writers worldwide wrote prayers, gave blessings, comments, wrote stories and gave poetic utterances. Continue reading 



On the Issue of Mass Vaccinations. Take Heart from the Dylan Thomas poem

There are voices around who engender silence from citizens with regard to our concerns about mass vaccination.

Let us keep questioning regardless of whether we support vaccinations, reject vaccinations or have not made up our mind. Continue reading 




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