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English - Poems, Verse, Poetry
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Madly-in-Verse · 7h ago

X is for...um...erm..Ashra...and...'Xplorers

is for X ala X   which is a 2016 hit from this new artiste Sultan, very catchy, very joyous. Ten is ashra in Arabic incidentally, and dig that double clap and that little shrugg...
Madly-in-Verse · 1d ago

W is for...Women...and Wrong impressions

is for Egyptian musician Maii Waleed, collaborating here with Zeid Hamdan, a Lebanese producer, in Hsafeer Ba'aeid  and also Dina el Wedidy, another emerging Egyptian musical st...
Madly-in-Verse · 2d ago

V is for...Voices...and...Vegetal

is for a no-show Just like P, there is no V in Arabic! And yet Vega is the name of a star which has come from Arabic roots, go figure! It’s a contraction of the original Arabic nam...
Madly-in-Verse · 3d ago

U is for...Unbelievable...and...Universities

is for Diva no. 1 Unbelievable Umm Kulthum. And if you are an Arab and a Fairouz fan reading this, hang on before you strangle me, I am a Fairouz fan myself.  Speaking only chronologica...
Madly-in-Verse · 4d ago

T is for Tanoura....and....Tops....

Welcome to the last week of the A-Z Challenge! Home stretch! The Week of the Tough Cookies - from U to Z one after another, relentless! Personally, it's going to be an intense week - there i...
Madly-in-Verse · 6d ago

S is for Stars....of Several kinds

is for Shukran gazeelan! Probably the most well-known bit of Arabic among non-native speakers  - it means ‘thank you very much!’ The g can be pronounced either hard as in 'go' or as in 'j...
Madly-in-Verse · 1w ago

R is for Reeha!...and...Roubi...and...Riqq...and...Raqs Sharqi

is for (ar) Reeha!  literally 'the smell' - this is what you answer when you're asked how much sugar you want in your tea, and you don't want it doused in half a kilogram! You just...
Madly-in-Verse · 1W ago

Q is for...what else? - Qahira!

is for Qusai, from Saudi Arabia- here with Umm al Dunya, or the Mother of the World: And here again is my fav Egyptian musician - Amr Diab, singing Qahira, featuring another w...
Madly-in-Verse · 1W ago

P is for...hang on...P? not legally Permitted!

In case you are looking for the WEP post, click here. is not a letter Psst...did you know? P doesn't exist in Arabic? Yup, no P. Many uneducated Arabs substitute P with B which are ...
Madly-in-Verse · 1W ago

Ambiflextrous : Write... Edit... Publish... April 2017

Hello folks! My A-Z post is at P is for… just in case you're here from the A-Z Challenge. WEPers! I tried to combine the A-Z and WEP into one post, but totally didn’t manage to – mas...