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Hands Off Palestine – NYC Benefit Performance

Hands Off Palestine
Featuring performances by:
Shadia Mansour
Marcel Cartier
Mohammed Yahya
S.O.U.L. Purpose
Poetry by Remi Kanazi
Music by Vega Benetton
Sunday April 19th, 2009
6pm – 8pm
PNC Studios
10 Jay Street
Suite 206
Brooklyn, NYC
(F Train to York Street)
Presented by:
The Hands Off Gaza Adhoc Committee
Existence is Resistance
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With an Iron Pen: Twenty Years of Hebrew Protest Poetry

Under the Olive Tree
By Asher Reich
The light of the olive in this tree
is thick and dark –
the lost blood flows in it.
When I sat under its leaves
time killed itself in the tree’s shade.
All the afternoon hours
a figure on the hill
watched me, her face covered in a veil –
and the sun, like me, looked for her [...]

February 18, 2009 • Posted in: Poetry • 2 Comments