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Words: Readings in Two Languages
Date Wednesday September 27
Time 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
1600 Holloway Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94132
Lake Merced
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorMiddle East Institute
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"A bicycle: there is no poetry in stopping." So writes Ahmed Al Mulla, the groundbreaking Saudi poet whose vivid, free-flowing prose has gained him critical acclaim across the Arab World. Diverging from the strict, metered-style of Arabic poetry, Al Mulla chooses to embrace free verse in his poems. Al Mulla will share a number of his poems in both the original Arabic and English translation alongside poet Mohammad Salama and musical accompaniment by Hafez Modirzadeh.
Added to the calendar on Friday Sep 22nd, 2017 9:43 AM