Poems

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1.
Haiku For Love And Forgiveness
2.
On Arabs, Stench And Filth.
Arabs gave the world Algebra
And the science of Alchemy
When Europe was in its dark ages
And Aristotle was blasphemy.
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3.
The Warlords Of Poemhunter
I am saddened, in fact dismayed
For the attention that I have paid
To fellow poets who fail to perceive
That they should enlighten and not deceive.
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4.
Depression
I no longer know me
I don't want to be
I look in the mirror
and a stranger looks back at me
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5.
True Love
Did you ever
Run your fingers through a burning flame
To make sure that it would burn you
Run straight into a closed door
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6.
Friday Morning
A blank wall the ugly color of dust
Two drain pipes covered in pigeon droppings and rust
I roll down the shutters to keep Friday morning out
The humid air, the children who swear and the parents that shout.
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7.
Lonely Moment
Loneliest moment:
Parrot screeches for attention;
The house is silent.
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8.
Meet Loneliness
She is now my best friend.
Always close to me
She's as reliable
as no one else can ever be.
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9.
I Dream Of A Heaven Overlooking The River Nile
I dream of a heaven overlooking the river Nile
The Pyramids at a distance
Fishermen in rickety feluccas
A blazing September sunset
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10.
A Crazy Impulse, An Urgent Need
Uncontrollably weeping I reach for my phone
I ring him up and get an out of service tone
I know he's away and that's all I'll hear
But somehow when I call him I feel he's near
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