Lebanese diaries

The filth Leader of the Kataeb (Phalangist) Amin Gemayel said yesterday something like: “Nobody gives us lesson on “Resistance”. We were the first to practice “Resistance” back in Tal el Zaatar”. You mean the sadistic pseudo-nazi treatment you administered (before simply killing) against the inoffensive population (women, kids, disabled, and old people) of a Palestinian […]

Lebanese diary (2)

I don’t want to post often but this is necessary because it touches on our “sovereignty” and our “liberty”: We need to do something about the horrendous rates we pay for virtually everything! We need to break all of the monopolistic practices that plague our economy! We need to destroy all the structures that makes […]

فصل شعري: حالة حصار

نُخَزِّن أحزاننا في الجِرار، لئلاَّ يراها الجنودُ فيحتفلوا بالحصار… نُخَزِّنُها لمواسمَ أُخرى، لذكرى، لشيء يفاجئنا في الطريق. فحين تصيرُ الحياةُ طبيعيَّةًّ سوف نحزن كالآخرين لأشياءَ شخصيّةٍ خبَّأتْها عناوينُ كبرى، فلم نَنْتَبِهْ لنزيف الجروح الصغيرةِ فينا. غداً حين يَشْفى المكانُ نحِسُّ بأعراضِهِ الجانبيّةْ. محمود درويش، يناير 2002، رام الله فصول سابقة: Billy Collins, 1Ounsi El Hage, […]

Lebanese diary

Today we had 4 hours of electricity all in all. We are in 2007. I use a candle to write a post although there is no war (well actually there is one in the north), no major Israeli attack destroying the infrastructure that is. And we are supposed to be the Switzerland of the Middle […]