“إني بشوقٍ متى الأيام تجمعنا”

The title is a line from the song أغار من قلبي for محمد عبد الوهاب The way we look at Love is shaped through generations of conditioning of how a relationship is supposed to be. We watch TV, cartoons, sci-fi… We read magazines and see picture, We read books and watch commercials… all revolving around…

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“لما بدا منك القبول، أُخرجت من سجن الأسى”

The title is a line from a poem by the Ayyubid poet أبو مدين التلمساني

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“بيني في الحب وبينك ما لا يقدر واش يفسده”

The title is a line from the poem مضناك for the poet احمد شوقي

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“والناس في حبه سكارى، هاموا على شطّه الرحيب”

The title is a line from the song النهر الخالد for محمد عبد الوهاب Not Available أفتكر كنا نسمع الأغنية دي في طريق مكة/جدة مع بابا. أفتكر الليل واحنا راجعين بيتنا وتعبانين. والسيارة سكون وصمت. وكل واحد متكأ على الآخر وبابا الله يرحمه يصفر مع الأغنية دي. ♥️ It’s an attempt to recreate River Nile,”…

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An Attempt to Process #3

The End I apologize before you start reading. This will be the longest most detailed entry of all three. See, the first two parts of this experience, I was only telling you events that I mostly learned through my siblings. We were in a WhatsApp group that was only dedicated to reporting my dad’s health.…

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“عانقيني، قبّلي عينيّ وامضي”

The title is a line from a poem by نزار قباني I can’t get over how ready we are to receive the events around us on a very personal level. It would ruin our day, friendships and sometimes relationships! When are we going to say “enough” with the culture of snowflakes. Enough with being so…

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“وهل يستطيع المتيم بالعشق أن يستقيلا؟”

The title is a line from a poem by نزار قباني

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“ولأدعونّ عليك في غسق الدجى، يبليك ربي مثلما أبليتني”

The title is a line from a poem by سعيد بن أحمد البوسعيدي In the beginning of his book Mere Christianity, C. S. Lewis defines a human natural characteristic: our drive to be good, just and moral. He calls it the Natural Moral Law. He illustrates a comparison between what the ancient scholars, and what…

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ألقاه في اليم مكتوفًا وقال له “إياك إياك أن تبتل بالماء”

The title is a quote by the Sufi Mansour Alhallaj My true friend, is not the who does not judge me. They are not the one who don’t care what I am, or what I think or I believe. They’re not the ones who encourage me no matter what I choose to do, regardless of…

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