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Protest Poems in Egypt

Posted 2.11.11

This clip features photos of the demonstrations in Cairo's Tahrir Square by Hany Soliman as well as footage of poet Kamal Abdel Halim reciting two poems in protest of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak.

Reader Comments

  • Tosca says...

    Yes - Thanks for Posting. My hopes are strong for Egypt - not so strong for America's poets who so often shy from political expressions.

  • Hollen says...

    Thanks for posting this video! The Neighborhood Writing Alliance (publishers of the Journal of Ordinary Thought) posted a piece on the "Poetry of the Egyptian Uprising" on our blog last week, which provides a couple of examples and a few more good links: http://www.jot.org/blog/2011/02/10/poetry-in-the-egyptian-uprising/

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