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A Song for All Our Countries

Although this is a song of the Middle East, the heart of it can apply to all of our countries. For the West African countries suffering from Ebola. For the Ukrainians in turmoil. For the Nigerians being kidnapped and murdered. For the immigrants around the world fleeing their countries because of oppression and injustice. Read […]

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Ghazal #1 – The Imperfect Rhyme Scheme

The Ghazal (pronounced ghuzzel) is a poetic style from the Middle East which I learned about in 2001. I wrote only a few and then revised several of them years later. This is the first one I wrote and I don’t know if it’s a revision or not.  I called it imperfect, because this one […]

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