Category Archives: Al-Shabbi (Abu al-Qasim)

Poetry Unleashed in the Streets of Cairo

The Daily Beast website has an article about poetry that is being chanted in the streets of Tunisia and Egypt. (Thanks to the Daily Dish for alerting me to it.) It shows once again that language well used has the power to move mountains—or at any rate, to give historical players a firm place upon […]

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