In commemoration to Palestinian intellect and poet, Mahmoud Darwish, Palestinian artists lit candles on Tuesday in the Unknown Soldier Square in Gaza in respect to the life, work and character of Darwish whose poetry symbolized the ongoing Palestinian struggle and determination.  

The artists expressed their deep sadness and sorrow over the departure of Darwish who became the symbol of culture is his remarkable intellectuality and poems.

Palestinian caricature, Abu Al Noon, stated that Darwish will live in the hearts and minds of all Palestinians.

Abu Al Noon added that Darwish always called for the unity of all Palestinians and factions and that he was extremely saddened by current internal conflicts and divisions.

“You memory will forever live in our hearts and minds”, Abu Al Noon said, “You magical poetry will light our path of freedom”.