In the Presence of Absence

In the Presence of Absence


essentially the most transcendent poets of his new release, Darwish composed this striking elegy on the apex of his creativity, yet with the complete wisdom that his loss of life was once approaching. considering it'd be his ultimate paintings, he summoned all his poetic genius to create a luminous paintings that defies categorization. In wonderful language, Darwish’s self-elegy inhabits an extraordinary house the place opposites bleed and mix into one another. Prose and poetry, existence and loss of life, domestic and exile are all sung via the poet and his different. at the threshold of im/mortality, the poet appears to be like again at his personal lifestyles, intertwined with that of his humans. via those lyrical meditations on love, longing, Palestine, historical past, friendship, relatives, and the continuing dialog among lifestyles and demise, the poet bids himself and his readers a poignant farewell.

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