ahmed abomahfouz

Rookie - 200 Points (20-nov-1986 / cairo egypt)

Controversial - Poem by ahmed abomahfouz

Fight for happiness
you may reach it,
and you may not
or fight for glory,
tighten your belt
you will reach it
and in the way you chose
you will meet shape of welfare
and the breeze of freedom will manipulate you
in the happiness way
or you will feel the bliss of asceticism
while carrying in your heart a belief
in your mind a knowledge
and in your hand a battle-ax
in the glory way
then simply compare
the happiness when achieving glory
with the glory when reaching to happiness
this is controversial.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 13, 2011

Poem Edited: Thursday, May 19, 2011


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