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2014 in review courtesy of WordPress:) Happy New Year!!!

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 950 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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In honour of Black History Month…

After spending the day reading about Kathleen Cleaver, Angela Davis, Elaine Brown and Assata Shakur in response to a post my cousin put up on Facebook, I thought it important to share some inspiring poetry from the Black Power Movement in … Continue reading

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Par le Feu… By Fire by Tahar Ben Jelloun

I know it’s been a while since I’ve shared my thoughts on some of the books I’ve read but I will try to do so more often. Yesterday, I read Tahar Ben Jelloun’s novella PAR LE FEU, “By Fire”. The … Continue reading

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A veritable national revolutionary army!

I have been following extensively the media dubbed “Arab Revolution” intensely since it began with the Tunisian people’s uprising to oust its tyrant Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. I was happy to see the Arab people in other countries like … Continue reading

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The named is the mother of ten thousand things.

Last night I started to read Lao Tsu’s Tao Te Ching courtesy of a good friend of mine and, after reading part ONE of the book, I was immediately reminded of a poem I had read over a year ago … Continue reading

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Khalil Gibran’s Lebanon

Dedicated to my dearest Lebanese friends! You Have Your Lebanon, I Have Mine by  Khalil Gibran You have your Lebanon and its dilemma. I have my Lebanon and its beauty. Your Lebanon is an arena for men from the West … Continue reading

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Sun in my mouth… Fate and Faith

I was inspired to write about Fate after listening to the song “Sun in My Mouth” by Bjork, which is largely taken from the poem “I Will Wade Out” by e.e. cummings. I Will Wade Out by E. E. Cummings … Continue reading

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