Menial Life

Done Fighting By: Ehab Shawky East and West, evil resides all around To its strings most people are bound “Stop it before its spark ignites our lands, Stop it before its winds disable our hands” Our mirrors no longer identify our faces Our spirits are gone without any traces Treason disfigured most people In their […]

Lost Hope

Crushed Heart By: Ehab Shawky Like a shredded web Life continues to ebb Tears falling in the dark In hearts dull and stark With pains so stern With no one to miss or yearn Strained by people’s cruelty Over-run by dark reality A reality full of suffering Full of waste and plundering Dragging souls over […]

Lost Love

Written By: Ehab Shawky Memories call on me ‘Close your eyes and see, There she approaches In her checkered dress Smiling excitedly Watching you delightedly.’ I close my eyes and dream Of hearts that used to gleam Breathing life into all surroundings Uncovering amazing findings Ever green shining trees Swaying with scented breeze Blowing from […]

The Luminous Heart

A call for hope, Written by: Ehab Shawky Inspired by Ameer Az-Zalam (Egypt 2002) Light resides within hearts; Let it hug hope rays before its sun sets You either remain steadfast, or you shall live alone trapped in life’s nets Despair is weakness and a cowardly fear; hope opens locked doors, and dreams cheer You […]