All Faces But Mine: The Poetry of Samih Al-Qasim
by Samih Al-Qasim
All Faces but Mine gathers selected poems from the acclaimed Palestinian poet Samih Al-Qasim (1934-2014). A contemporary of Mahmoud Darwish, Al-Qasim was a celebrated resistance poet whose passionate call for independence inspired a generation of poets. In this award-winning volume, poems are drawn from fourteen of the poet’s collections published over the last twenty years in addition to some of his final works. Lu’lu’a’s fluid translation captures both Al-Qasim’s innovative style and the emotional tenor of his poetry.