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Saturday, 3 December 2016

Wislawa Szymborska: Our war loot was information about the world / Ahmad Alkhatib: The beauty Sky of Aleppo

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Aleppo this morning Aleppo beauty even it's 70% Destroyed: tweet via Ahmad Alkhatib @AhmadAlkhtiib, 3 December 2016   



 Good morning Displacement is continue, Aleppo still under siege #Aleppo #standwithAleppo: image via Ahmad Alkhatib @AhmadAlkhtiib, 1 December 2016


 Good morning Displacement is continue, Aleppo still under siege #Aleppo #standwithAleppo: image via Ahmad Alkhatib @AhmadAlkhtiib, 1 December 2016

Air raid by government forces on the city of Aleppo: image via baraa al halabi @baraaalhalabi, 20 September 2015

death path [Aleppo]: image by baraa al-halabi, 20 September 2015

Wislawa Szymborska: "We used to know the world inside out"

We used to know the world inside out:
It was so small that it fit into two clenched fists,
So easy, that it could be described with a smile,
As ordinary as the echo of old truths in a prayer.

History did not greet us with a victorious fanfare:
It poured dirty sand into our eyes.
Before us there were roads, distant and blind,
Poisoned wells, bitter bread.

Our war loot was information about the world:
It is so big that it fits into two clenched fists,
So difficult that it can be described with a smile,
As strange as the echo of old truths in a prayer.

Wislawa Szymborska (1923-2012): "We used to know the world inside out", uncollected poem from Walka / Battle (no. 8), 1945, as cited in Wislawa Szymborska - The Poetry of Existence: Krystyna Dąbrowska, Culture.Pl, December 2007, translated from the Polish by Tadeusz Z. Wolański

Boznanska, Olga (1865-1945) - 1906 Interior of the Artist's Studio in Krakow (National Museum, Krakow, Poland) | by RasMarley

Interior of artist's studio in Krakow: Olga Boznanska (1865-1945) (National Museum, Krakow, Poland): image via Ras Marley, 20 October 2011

ALEPPO: Osama, a fourteen-year-old boy who lost his foot in an air strike led by Syrian government forces: image via baraa al halabi @baraaalhalabi, 19 September 2015

Life on the rubble Aleppo
: image via baraa al halabi @baraaalhalabi, 11 October 2015


 #Assad forces killed 9 relatives and 26 Friend, Arrest 20 #ISIL killed 13 Friend #YPG killed 4 Uncle sons ISIL + YPG =Assad: tweet via Ahmad Alkhatib @AhmadAlkhtiib, 3 December 2016

It's not normal Day, We wake up since 5 days on the sound of bombs, we don't listen to #Fayroz or even drink our coffee #Aleppo: image via Ahmad Alkhatib @AhmadAlkhtiib, 3 December 2016

6 civilians killed 12 injured in #Alshaar Several air strikes on #Alsukari neighborhood  #standwithAleppo: tweet via Ahmad Alkhatib @AhmadAlkhtiib, 3 December 2016 

The shillings come back to east Aleppo after two cloudy days make No Fly Zone, Dear world you'll see Bodies pictures Soon: tweet via Ahmad Alkhatib @AhmadAlkhtiib, 3 December 2016 

6 Civilians killed in #Alshaar neighborhood by Regime forces shillings targeted a gathering for who fled east part of Besieged #Aleppo: tweet via IRT @InsRepTeam, 3 December 2016
  

1 hour ago, The beauty Sky of #Aleppo 21 mins, The clear beautiful sky of #Aleppo has 4 helicopters and 2 Jets and heavy shillings now @MahmoudRslan: image via Ahmad Alkhatib @AhmadAlkhtiib, 3 December 2016 
 


Message From East #Aleppo #standwithAleppo: image via Ahmad Alkhatib @AhmadAlkhtiib, 2 December 2016 



Message From East #Aleppo #standwithAleppo: image via Ahmad Alkhatib @AhmadAlkhtiib, 2 December 2016



Message From East #Aleppo #standwithAleppo: image via Ahmad Alkhatib @AhmadAlkhtiib, 2 December 2016

Message From East #Aleppo #standwithAleppo: image via Ahmad Alkhatib @AhmadAlkhtiib, 2 December 2016


100 Day of siege, We're still alive in #Aleppo, save the people #standwithAleppo @MontherEtaky: image via Ahmad Alkhatib @AhmadAlkhtiib, 2 December 2016