By traveling freely across cultures

those in search of the human essence

may find a space for all to sit…

Here a margin advances. Or a centre

retreats. Where East is not strictly east,

and West is not strictly west,

where identity is open onto plurality,

not a fort or a trench

Mahmud Darwish
1941 – 2008

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