Monthly Archives: July 2011

‘The Surrealist: Chapter Three’ by Ahmed Nader Gretly

The Surrealist Chapter Three: The Crime Scene Part I After sharing some past tales and a few cigarettes, the Chief took a left turn at the exact moment the clock tower that stood high in the middle of downtown struck … Continue reading

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‘The Surrealist: Chapter Two’ by Ahmed Nader Gretly

The Surrealist Chapter Two: Rosie’s Diner “You haven’t changed a bit.” The Chief’s voice reached John as he entered Rosie’s diner, a small place by the edge of old town that used to have a stage in the corner where … Continue reading

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‘The Surrealist: Chapter One’ by Ahmed Nader Gretly

The Surrealist Chapter One: Midnight Ring You search for love, but all you find is lust. Ex-detective John McKinsey thought to himself as he rolled a cigarette, sitting by a small table next to a bed where a young blonde … Continue reading

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‘Little Miss Nobody’ By Mai Mostafa & Ahmed Nader Gretly

by   Mai Mostafa & Ahmed Nader Gretly “Life is not a given”, she whispered to herself as she sobbed like so many nights before. Her thigh, a bony canvass, with the words “I’m not good enough” carved in crimson ink. … Continue reading

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‘The House By The River-Shore’ by Ahmed Nader Gretly

I flapped my white feathered wings, Floating across a moonlit sky, With crystal-dusted stars sparkling in the darkness. The town, asleep after a busy day, Nothing but the sound of trees rustling against the midnight breeze.  The house by the … Continue reading

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‘Cairo Pride’ by Ahmed Nader Gretly

Dig the spirt of the city, Millions of faces merging into one. Walk the streets under a blazing sun, With aromas of dust and food Intermixed with hookah smoke of fresh grapes, Wafting through the midsummer sun that lasts forever. … Continue reading

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‘Burn Baby Burn’ taken by Ahmed Nader Gretly

    

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