I’ve built my homeland, I’ve even founded my state – in my language.
Have I had two roads, I would have chosen their third.
When I passed the age of 50, I learned how to control my emotions.
The metaphor for Palestine is stronger than the Palestine of reality.
I never wanted children; maybe I’m afraid of responsibility.
History laughs at both the victim and the aggressor.
To be under occupation, to be under siege, is not a good inspiration for poetry.