Hussein Barghouthi

Palestinian poet (1954-2002)

Hussein Jamil Barghouthi (Palestinian: حسين جميل برغوثي), also spelled Barghouti, ( May 5, 1954 – May 1, 2002) was a Palestinian poet, writer, essayist, critic, lyricist, playwright and philosopher, born in the village of Kobar.


  • [T]hinking, thinking and thinking. My heart not feeling that which my mind thought, nor my mind ceasing to dominate my soul, and every thought like a hard block of lumber.
    • The third bank of the Jordan River (2006). Palestine Poetry House.

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