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Rita is a Palestinian who was born in Nazareth and, following a B. A. in English and Comparative Literature from Haifa University, returned to teach high school in her hometown. A member of the World Haiku Association, she has published five books of poetry in Arabic, and maintains a trilingual website where her poetry may be read in Arabic, English and Dutch ( We are pleased to welcome her to Haigaonline.

Arabic  and English versions by: Rita Odeh
Dutch translations : Henri Thijs