Poetry

A Citizen’s Dreams

And oh sweet ones, we want the presidential palaces

To become hotels that will make millions.

A republic, oh you best of men, where no parliamentarian

Serves for more than two terms.

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Egypt’s Children Are Not Street Children by Hani Hafiz

They are not street children ♫ They are Egypt’s children

A president living in palaces, and with him his followers

♫ Egypt’s children are living in slums, under bridges, and on sidewalks

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Did You Know?

Did you know that the highest-flying flag in the Egyptian sky is the flag on the Israeli embassy?

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Oh Egypt

Something has been troubling me
paining me, worrying me
Oh dark-skinned Egypt,
My sharp-witted one, my miracle
What is the role of the Americans?

There are those who constructed buildings
And those who arranged songs
And those who granted wishes
Wake up, and I’ll say it again
What is the role of the Americans?

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A Reprimand by Hani Hafiz

Do you want an Enlightened Egypt?

Do you want Egypt to be better than this?

Do want the Shaykhs of Egypt to be better than this?

Do you want the Mothers of Egypt to be better than this?

Do you want the men of Egypt to be better than this?

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Anthem of the Era and Allegiance to the January 25th Revolution

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Egypt Says by Hani Hafiz

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My Father’s Pride

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Signs: 25th of January Poem

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Signs: ‘Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

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Is it true? State Security’s been dissolved?

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25th of January Pact

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