Poem: To my son Yacine
Abdellatif Laâbi is the major Francophone voice of Moroccan poetry today. Shaped by political struggle and the pain of prison and exile, Laâbi’s expressive simplicity reflects a resilient, all-embracing spirit. This is a poetry of protest - internally tumultuous yet delicate verse that grapples with political and spiritual oppression.
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