Sunday, March 11, 2007

Baghdad's Poets

“What has happened to the poems and the poetry, all covered in blood and lying with the scattered souls and the bodies beneath the rubble?”

Iraqi poet Ahmed Abdel Sara recites a poem in the ruins of Baghdad’s al-Mutanabi street. Poets gathered to recite poems at Mutanabi street which was destroyed by a deadly car bomb on March 6.(AFP/Ali Al-Saadi)

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