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“A Bizarre Statue”

A light drizzle discourages visitors from lingering in the plaza where a bizarre statue commemorates my death. Unplanned and unprovoked, my murder occurred on a dreary day like today. My brilliant lover, whose sculptures were spawned by anger and frustration, … Continue reading

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“Rights”

Thousands gather in Tahrir Square Fifty of them female. Heads covered and heads bare The women meet so they can rail. “Stop harassment. We want our rights.” Their shouts are loud and true. Hordes of bullies start their fights And persecution … Continue reading

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