A tile in reminiscence of Poet Ounsi el Hage was positioned in the present day on the doorway of the constructing the place he as soon as resided for 55 years. Ounsi’s daughter posted on Fb about it thanking Ounsi’s mates and shared an image of the honorary tile and the Achrafieh constructing.
Ounsi el Hage is a well-known well-known up to date poet, journalist and translator. He began his skilled profession in 1956 as a director of the Cultural part of “Al-Hayat الحياة” newspaper earlier than transferring to Annahar the place he grew to become a everlasting editor for the non political content material. Ounsi’s “Lan” is taken into account the primary ever compilation of poems in prose in Arabic language.
Ounsi was celebrated by a Google Doodle on his 79th birthday. I additionally discovered a pleasant documentary on the poet which I shared beneath:
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