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A life in writing: Mourid Barghouti

Posted by Angela Jarman, 13th December 2008

There's an excellent profile of Mourid Barghouti, whose Midnight and Other Poems has recently been published by Arc, in today's Guardian.

"...you have to strike a balance, not sacrificing the aesthetics for your readership. I hate the terms 'resistance poetry' or 'exile poetry'. We're not one-theme poets. A moment of joy or misery is juxtaposed by its opposite. There's no one face; I see both."

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