Nothing More Beautiful

Translation/Interpretation/Caption Text: 

Arabic translation:

Oh Palestine... Nothing more beautiful, more precious, more pure

The more I fight for you, the more I love you


Curator's note: This is the final line of a poem titled: "I Love You More", by Abu Salma.

The translation in this text box was derived from the book "Anthology of Modern Palestinian Literature", edited by Salma Khadra Jayyusi.

Abu Salma's poem, found on p. 97, was translated by Sharif Elmusa and Naomi Shihab Nye.