Syria: Artists Engage, Compel the World to Bear Witness and Act
Art / Leaders & People / Syria

Syria: Artists Engage, Compel the World to Bear Witness and Act

Artists dare to compel the world to look, actually see and feel the emptiness, fear and loss of life that millions are experiencing in this very moment as refugees of the Syrian conflict. Syri-Arts Beirut: 101 Works of Art for Syrian Refugee Children launches their campaign today. With the support of more than 140 artists from the region … Continue reading

Poetry: Beirut, 1976 by Terry Douglas
International / Poetry

Poetry: Beirut, 1976 by Terry Douglas

Beirut. One word that can conjure up so many intense reactions. Terry Douglas, a poet and author, lived in Beirut at the opening of the Civil War that lasted for well over a decade. His poem is on a sniper’s bullet, chaos of war and life.

“Fingering the burst of lead,
Shark rough after glancing the wall,
I contemplate my fate … . Continue reading