No matter how good my English gets, no sound-bite, no sound-bite, no sound-bite, no sound-bite will bring them back to life, no sound-bite will fix this. We teach life, Sir. We teach life, Sir. We Palestinians wake up every morning to teach the rest of the world life, Sir.
Rafeef Ziadah is a Canadian-Palestinian spoken word artist and activist. Her debut CD Hadeel is dedicated to Palestinian youth, who still fly kites in the face of F16 bombers, who still remember the names if their villages in Palestine and still hear the sound of Hadeel (cooing of doves) over Gaza.