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The old city : أحزان المدينة

The cityThat old cityThe nightsThe long long hot nightsOnly street dogs barking seem to beThe onlysoundAnd my loneliness:It's louder than…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

0 Apr 17, 2010

Oh, I wish I was a fishy in the Aitch-beeay-one Sea!

Oh, I wish I was a fishy in the Aitch-beeay-one Sea!With a sugar content of five percent – that’s where I’d love to be!Imagine all the free…

Started by Alan Eastwood

1 Mar 28, 2010
Reply by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

Ode to a Perfect Pancreas

I hadn’t realised just how much my pancreas did for me until it stopped working properly and I became a Type 1 diabetic. What a thing of be…

Started by Alan Eastwood

2 Feb 28, 2010
Reply by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

To Lois: One leg

To Lois, my dear friend One leg is gone Left all steps Behind One leg won It was a lousy Competition One leg but soul is whole Run in fi…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

0 Feb 8, 2010

Sing with me

The well is drowned The mad song screaming the loneliness of the night screaming mad song is your song dancing to a tone of another pain…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

10 Jan 5, 2010
Reply by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

Diabetes in my area

لم يتبقى في القرية رجل لا يعرج رجل من قدميه أصابعه هربت ذهبت تتنزه في مقابر القرية رجل أعمي ويكابر هاتوا الحلوى للقبر واغسلوا جثدي بالحلوى…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

15 Oct 10, 2009
Reply by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

Inspiring painting & photos

Do you have a photo or a picture that may inspire the creation of a poem?

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

14 May 18, 2009
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To Marie with love

Blessed Sail with me my friends Sails are full Challenges are round the corner Rocks, Shallow water, But Together We will get through L…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

0 Mar 10, 2009

To Robert,with love

When I go No emptiness will be left Behind My place will be full Of all love I left Behind Love the world The crazy The so tired World Lov…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

3 Mar 4, 2009
Reply by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

From Hedi Suissi,the great Tunisian poet: diabetic coma

نـام خلق الله وأٌذّنَ للـفجـر فـي الــسـحر وأعيا بدائي ويٌعيـي اهلـي فـرطٌ السهر فـإن رأيتنـي مٌـلقى فلا تـظنن انـي نائـم فهـي غيـبـةٌ الس…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

1 Mar 3, 2009
Reply by Sohair Abdel-Rahman




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