Sunday, July 14, 2013

Thought for the Day

Every day that passes without being voiced
is a branch broken off your tree of life.
~ Abdellatif Laabi

* Quoted from Le Chemin des ordalies (1982)

Abellatif Laabi, Moroccan Poet, Novelist, Translator, and Playwright; Founder of Literary Magazine Souffles; Recipient, Prix Goncourt de la Poesie (2009) and Grand prix de la Francophonie (2011); Political Activist 

Abdellatif Laabi on FaceBook

Poems by Abdellatif Laabi at Poetry Translation Centre

Archipelago Books published in February of this year Laabi's The Bottom of the Jar (Synposis). Andre Naffis-Sahely translated the book from the French.