Wadi Rischrasch

By |April 29th, 2010|

Sometimes, Cairo, with all of its rich fullness and grainy texture, displaces the mind's quiet.


By |April 24th, 2010|

My hands cradle the rising beneath my navel.

Moon-breaths dictate this ebb and flow of my repose.

It has been just three months and the […]

A fairytale for Aaminah

By |April 14th, 2010|

Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, there lived a handsome prince in a big castle by the sea.
When this […]

We confirm…

By |April 2nd, 2010|

... Lucille's in Maadi does indeed make the best burger on this planet.

therein lies the proof (or things to eat & feel in Egypt)

By |March 28th, 2010|


you are;

of sons and daughters (pdf)

By |March 23rd, 2010|

Download the complete and roughly edited first draft of this short story here

…little ball of furrrrr

By |March 22nd, 2010|

This is a shout out to Naeem, for whom a good meat to bread ratio is a thing of classic beauty.

Two years into Forever

By |March 15th, 2010|

Here are some pages from the chapbook I put together of all the words Naeem has pulled from me.

In the maws of mugamma*

By |March 13th, 2010|

The go-to captain slash commissioner of oaths slash instrument for the Will of God was so bad-ass, he smoked right under the sticker telling him […]