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Samīħ al-Qāsim
سميح القاسم
סמיח אל קאסם
Samīħ al-Qāsim in Madrid
Samīħ al-Qāsim in Madrid
Born (1939-05-11)May 11, 1939
az-Zarqa, Transjordan
Died August 19, 2014(2014-08-19) (aged 75)
Rameh, Israel
Occupation Poet and writer
Nationality Israeli
Period 1963-
Genre Nationalist, tragedy

Samīħ al-Qāsim (Arabic: سميح القاسم; Hebrew: סמיח אל קאסם; 1939 - August 19, 2014) was a Palestinian poet and writer from Israel. His poetry is influenced by two primary periods of his life: Before and after the Six-Day War. He joined the Communist Rakah party in 1967, later Hadash - the Front for Democracy and Equality. Al-Qasim has published several volumes and collections of poetry.

Al-Qasim died on August 19, 2014, after a long battle with cancer.


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