This small book simplifies a lifetime in the shape of poems, rhymed prose and rhymed stories. It’s a 23 years journey. Its poems were written in the period between 1997 and 2020. It’s a reflection upon my generation’s life, aspirations, thoughts, opinions, dreams, setbacks and breakings. It’s also a summary for my human experience throughout […]
Destined to sorrow, With no hope in tomorrow, Luckless by birth, Bluer than earth, The ever afflicted boy, Destiny’s favorite toy, Deeply hurt, Treated as dirt, From misery to fear, He shed no tear. The world is a nasty place, Inhabited by a stupid race. A truth he discovered too late, After the sealing of […]
A Novel By Ehab Shawky Chapter One Struggling against endless raging waters, stroke after stroke my arms relentlessly fought. My eyes searched for the shore. Disabled by the ruling night, I strove and strove but to no avail. Suddenly, a fading silver light started to rise on the horizon. Before it filled my eyes, before […]
Check out my new novel “The Lost Way to Misrost.” It’s available at Diwan Bookstores, Zamalek, Maadi, Sheikh Zayed, Heliopolis, Beta Bookstore (45, St.9, Maadi), Cairo, Egypt. Contact me for more info.
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 […]
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 […]
The worst train to miss is the train of life Time doesn’t work backwards Written By: Ehab Shawky Cairo, Egypt In its motion time is like a deep ocean It undulates with high waves & whirls darker than deep caves In its maze we flounder & our souls blaze Unwillingly, we lost our way Blinded, gone […]
I wrote this a while ago. It’s a full description of my soul mate. Today’s post reminded me of it, so I decided to share it again. Old Love Dream By: Ehab Shawky Wandering at night, following my feet She Passed by me in that empty street My eyes met hers in a quick glance […]