Where can I free myself of the homeland in my body?
The image of love reveals itself there; in a profoundly present absence.
A person can only be born in one place. However, he may die several times elsewhere: in the exiles and prisons, and in a homeland transformed by the occupation and oppression into a nightmare.
I am not a lover of Israel, of course. I have no reason to be. But I don't hate Jews.
When I passed the age of 50, I learned how to control my emotions.
They asked do you love her to death?
Poetry and beauty are always making peace. When you read something beautiful you find coexistence; it breaks walls down.
A poet need not trouble himself if he lies. He lies only in the matter of love, as the regions of the heart are open to tempting conquest.