From the web: “John Berger Contemplates Life and Death at the Graveside of Mahmoud Darwish”

A few days after our return from what was thought of, until recently, as the future state of Palestine, and which is now the world’s largest prison (Gaza) and the world’s largest waiting room (the West Bank), I had a dream. I was alone, standing, stripped to the waist, in a sandstone desert.

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