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"If I touch the Depth of Your Heart … " : The Human Promise of Poetry in Memories of Mahmoud Darwish [Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge, VII, Special Issue, 2009] | OKCIR: Omar Khayyam Center for Integrative Research
This 2009 (VII) special issue of Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge entitled "'If I touch the depths of your heart': The Human Promise of Poetry in Memories of Mahmoud Darwish," is a commemorative issue on the life and poetry of the late Palestinian poet, Mahmoud Darwish, co-edited by a group of UMass Boston faculty and alumni. Other than keynote opening statements, the special issue is comprised of a selected series of longer and shorter poems by Mahmoud Darwish, followed by commemorative poetry and essays/articles that directly or indirectly engage with Mahmoud Darwish’s work and/or the subject matter of his passion and love, Palestine and human rights and dignity. [read more ... ]