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Why do we do this?

The Poetry Project | Foto © Rottkay
Kahel Kaschmiri | Photo © Rottkay

Hundreds of thousands of people have come to Germany from war zones in 2015/16. Faced with this new reality, a few friends in Berlin asked themselves how we would all live together moving forward. The aim was to overcome foreignness. Poetry as a cultural bridge seemed to be a good start.