The Second Marriage by Hani Hafiz

While I was in Tahrir, I got married for the second time

They told me, “One is enough.”

I said, “It is acceptable for me to have the second, as long as she comes first and not second.”

They said, “Of course she is a young and beautiful girl.”

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Jesus Loves You

On the platform at one of the stations, a little girl stands with her father, waiting close by.  A man, arms in chains, catches her eye.  Beside him is a policeman.  She asks her father the reason for the chains.  He tells her that this man is a criminal, sentenced to prison, and that he is on his way to serve his sentence.  The girl felt terrible about this dire situation…

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The Return of Treachery

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The Square, My Love

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