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Friday, May 19, 2006

'101 Selected Poems' from a poet of 102

The Daily Star - Arts & Culture - '101 Selected Poems' from a poet of 102


Haidar has won international renown from a wide variety of patrons - from Pope John XXIII to the Arab League - which named him "Prince of Poets." The French awarded him the Medal la Croix de Grand Officier, and his work also won him Lebanon's Gold Medal of Merit and the Order of the Cedars. (read the fascinating story linked above)
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