GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION
Light and Words: Artwork for Paintbrush Journal Cover
Shahrazad's Sisters, Shahrayar's Brothers: An Anthology of Modern Arabic Literature Since 1950
A section of an Arabic poem by the Palestinian poet Mahmud Darwish
"A Lover From Palestine"
'One stormy night I opened the window
And saw a mutilated moon.
I told the night: "Be gone
Beyond the fence of darkness!
I have an appointment with light and words."'
The English translation is included in the background
This piece of artwork is available for sale as a limited edition print
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Project: Arabic calligraphy for Shahrazad's Sisters, Shahrayar's Brothers: An Anthology of Modern Arabic Literature Since 1950
Ben Bennani, Editor. Published by Paintbrush: A Journal of Poetry and Translation
Client: Truman State University
Designer/Calligrapher: Mamoun Sakkal 2002
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