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Baghdad, Iraq

Baghdad, Iraq

« There you are returning to her once more. You never knew how many times you left and how many times you said you would never go back to her. »  —Sadek Mohammah, Archaeology of Scorched Cities

City of Literature
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1. Alleys

A gate for the distant place and death.

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With our bloody coats
we will bring down the city where the...

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Between the predisposition to the Absolute, and the red walls of the labyrinth, the paths that lead to the meaning vary. And, whether the letter is a sword, a candlestick, or a wall-- the truth is farther...

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Perhaps, I should begin by informing the honorable audience that I am from a country and a people that have wars that come in all sizes, types, shapes and colors. We have short wars and we have long wars. We have fat...

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Arabic Calligraphy on the Streets of Baghdad
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At last, a real Iraqi election, the event we have waited decades to see, is coming true. And now, as we prepare to vote, we remember all those who sacrificed their lives, their families and their youth, so that such...

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To those days--bombing monuments…
When the soul talked for long to the roar of the truth…

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Procreation of light enlightens a hazy picture of fossilized memory and of panicked horrors of an effaced...

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A View from a Tower on Baghdad Islands
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Green Baghdad
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Spring of Creativity Festival 3
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It comes to me

That I may see what is unseen
In the pleasure of speech,
In the night step
And in the crawling of roses on myrtle.

It comes to me
That I may cross the sea of...

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