“A dark wind bellowed out destruction / as a sweet street kitty awaited nightfall”
As the police closed in, the protesters began to retreat, individually and in groups.
“This is a confusing experience, not intended to be comical in any way, shape, or form.”
“When Naguib Mahfouz was a boy, he tells us, two paths lay before him. There was the path of the literature he loved to read and write. He could take that path and become a distinguished author. There was also the path of the football he loved to play and the footballers he admired. He could take that, it was said, and become a member of the Egyptian Olympic football team.”
“One of the trickiest, most mysterious secrets of the Arabic language is the root h-l-m.”