Cairo


* * Nasheva arrived in Cairo. She saw it as a densely populated city, a maze of streets bustling with life. Men with their long robes and turbans and women with their long dresses and headscarves consumed much of the space; all were hectic pursuing their own business. Itinerant vendors jammed both the narrow and … Continue reading

Enlightenment


“I’m fabulous, I’m love”, you say. Stop there. You’re fabulous. True. You’re enlightened. True. For enlightenment begins  when you discover a diamond shines within you when you thought you only had pebbles. * But when you said, ‘I am fabulous, I am love’ is that confidence or vanity? * One who places themselves too high, … Continue reading

Poet’s Tongue

Poet’s Tongue


* * A poet’s tongue is sweet like sugar. But do not be mistaken. The sugarcane is in the heart. * Do you think poetry is difficult? No. The truth is you don’t need a PhD in Linguistics or Literature just to be a poet. All you need is love. A poet is not necessarily … Continue reading

Real Voice

Real Voice


* * What keeps your body alive, you can hear it with the two ears. But what keeps your soul alive, you can only hear it with the third ear.    Stop listening with the two ears, listen with the third one. * Go to the woods like Thoreau, or gazed at the starry sky like … Continue reading