Writers Bloc

Tigers on the Tenth Day

Image Credit: "DirkJan Ranzijn", flickr.com (Creative Commons)

[The following short story by Zakaria Tamer, a Syrian Arabic writer, has been translated into English by Mahmoud al-Zayed, a Syrian postgraduate student in the department of English .] The forests travelled far away from the tiger imprisoned in his cage that he could not forget. The tiger stared angrily at few men surrounding his cage. They were looking at ...

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POETRY: Eternal Love

Poetry

Every second of time passing, I’m falling in love with you. Words fell short, for what I feel for you, All I can say is my heart belongs to you. You’re the reason I breathe, You’re my trust, within you I believe. Time flies away when we’re together, There’s not a single thing I don’t remember. If I got your ...

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POETRY: The Story of How We Met

Poetry

Someday I will tell our kids The story of how we met How the breeze from the mountains moved into the city And the sun could never again set How you took the backseats in class And how I would jump to the front ones I would tell how shy you were to ask me out I would tell our ...

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POETRY: Love-O-Mania Blues

Poetry

My happiness is fading away, Our relationship is turning sour. Are the hurdles going to stay ? Coz I don’t wanna fight anymore. You said, I’m never gonna leave your side, But I can sense the distance, unspoken yet wide. You said you love me, was it true ? Or maybe I believed your lie, haven’t got a clue. Everyone ...

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POETRY: You, Me and Our Love

Poetry

I never have a dream come true, Till the day that I found you. Tell me what you feel, what you gonna do, I’ll be there for you, no matter what you do. You are my sun, you are my moon, You are my song, you are my tune. If you are with me, I don’t want anyone else, Coz ...

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POETRY: I Bid Thee Goodbye

Poetry

No, I don’t want to leave This town, These streets covered in the canopy. Of pine and fir And the breeze so cold which carries stories untold Water so clear, which to all is dear. My mom and friends here I must leave behind in the fear of another calamity, Until I come back from the City. O Lord of ...

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POETRY: Valley of the Shadow of Death

Poetry

It doesn’t help but haunt me This silence echoing through the night Because somewhere within me, deep down It just doesn’t seem to be right. A strange fear creeps into my mind As I hear the movement in the street Afraid of the darkness that would engulf Afraid to guess which sight would greet. It could be another curfewed night, ...

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POETRY: If Only

Poetry

Eternal your love in my heart Everlasting your breath on my face Only if you could feel me The way it meant to be If only. Behind the bars is heart locked Alone has traveled so far If I could be that strong To prevent my heart from bleeding If only. Unveil the soul crying, Helpless , tortured and has ...

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