Thursday, September 11, 2008

quotation of the week (Suheir Hammad)

Suheir Hammad
"First Writing Since"

Suheir Hammad is a Palestinian-American poet, author and political activist who was born on October 1973 in Amman, Jordan to Palestinian refugee parents and immigrated with her family to Brooklyn, New York City when she was five years old. An earlier version of this poem was published in Motion Magazine on November 7, 2001.


  1. I don't know where you found that, Macon, but is was very moving. Thank you.

  2. This poem needs to be read in schools.

    I am so happy she has the courage to say out loud what so many of us think and are afraid to say

  3. Suheir Hammad is awesome. Thanks for posting. :)


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