Hala Mohammad: Waiting for Spring

Via aljazeera’s “Artscape” series Poets of Protest: Exiled in Paris, the Syrian poet despairs for her country as the crisis there deepens. Renowned and outspoken Syrian poet Hala Mohammad explains how she thinks poetry is central to the political change underway in the Middle East, and especially to the fight against Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian president. Her work is respected for tackling memory, fear, alienation and loneliness and they are … Read more Hala Mohammad: Waiting for Spring