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Dreams

Dreams


* * Nasheva spoke of dreams: O young hearts of Egypt, Your dreams are not the lines written by your memory, but they are tomorrow’s answers to your today’s questions. Your life is dull when you have no dreams to pursue, and your life is dull when there’s no love to share. Only dreams and … Continue reading

Wisdom Is Light

Wisdom Is Light


* * Wisdom is not about truth; it’s about accepting truth. If truth comes to you but it doesn’t move your heart, something is wrong. What’s the use of music for the deaf? * The sun melts snow, but the sun is melted by wisdom; For the light of the sun bows only to the light … Continue reading

Morning in Cairo

Morning in Cairo


* * Outside, the clouds were rapidly sailing in the vast ocean of azure sky, while cool breeze blew from the north as if reminding people, animals, and plants of the arrival of a new season. Soon after dressing up, both Nasheva and the Princess had breakfast. They then went into the chariot that had … Continue reading

Magic Spell

Magic Spell


* * “I pray you tell us what love is, Syaikha.” Nasheva gave the man a compassionate smile and replied, Love is what drains you even if you become an ocean. It is what soaks you even if you become a desert. * Drink love; it is a magic spell. With love, you’ll walk on … Continue reading

Drunk in Love

Drunk in Love


* * A lover walks a thousand miles and confuses West for East, but keeps whirling. That’s what love gives to real lovers: drunkenness. * Being in love is drunkenness. Being sober is not love. Not until you are drunk in love can you truly feel what it means to be ‘alive’. * Love is … Continue reading

Nasheva in Nevara

Nasheva in Nevara


Nasheva had travelled extensively to Heliopolis, Delphi, Athens, Anthioch, Cyrene, Raphia, and Tyre but it was in Nevara that she saw the remarkable wonders of nature that she had never seen before. In Nevara’s southern coast she saw rugged splendor of magnificent rock stacks rising up superbly as if forming stairways to heaven. The rocks … Continue reading

If You Can… Part 2

If You Can… Part 2


* * * If you think real love is the crazy feelings you have on someone, Then you are wrong If you think real love is what makes you awake at night and gives you a sense of longing for someone, Then you are infatuated with childish feelings Yes, they are part of love but … Continue reading

A Poet to Sing Your Heart

A Poet to Sing Your Heart


  * * * “Ah, wisdom! That’s Zanaida’s biggest problem. We don’t have wisdom,” said Lord Franusla in lamentation. “And we don’t have wisdom because…” Lord Franusla was a bit hesitant at first, but then he continued, “… because… Uh, I’m not saying this because we envy the Greeks, but we don’t have wisdom because … Continue reading

Life Without Art

Life Without Art


    Lord Brinasla felt in the beginning it was difficult for his ego to listen to someone much younger and yet much wiser. But after hearing what Kasheva had just said, he felt the truth had come to his eyes as bright as the sun. Surreptitiously he glanced at Lady Vanisla who, again, was … Continue reading