Monthly Archives: February 2012

‘The Book Of Her’ by Ahmed Nader Gretly

2:00 a.m. Tuesday, 21st there’s a crack on the wall there’s a crack on the door the place was falling apart like my conscious mind getting closer everyday to its sorrowful demise I crouched in the center of my memory … Continue reading

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‘Drunk At 1:00’ by Ahmed Nader Gretly

1:00 a.m. Saturday, 18th I was slouched on a chair next to the thick mattress which I called my bed smoking an old cigarette its tobacco had gone stale found half a bottle of J&B scotch whisky in my hand … Continue reading

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‘4th Street Blues’ by Ahmed Nader Gretly

it was 9:55 p.m. Wednesday a bit too brisk for this town I put down the book I was reading a thin volume of poems by a drunken madman I opened the window to let the howling wind in to … Continue reading

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‘The Last Believer’ by Ahmed Nader Gretly

August 4th, 2150 I had a roasted hound-dog for dinner, cooked it over a smoldering fire in the open air. It was a brisk night like so many before, windless, but the cold crept around me like a slithering snaking, making … Continue reading

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‘9:44-9:44’ by Ahmed Nader Gretly

9:44 A blue earth orbited the sun, Like a marble suspended in space, Carrying billions of souls along for the ride. 9:46 Two lovers held each other, Whispering words of love and lust, Making promises and sharing secrets without shame. … Continue reading

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‘Not A Bad Dream’ by Ahmed Nader Gretly

I awoke one morning To the sound of an explosion, My heart went thump thump Inside my chest. I shuffled my feet, Ran to the balcony, And look to the sky, To find hundreds of planes Dropping bombs like hail … Continue reading

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‘Divine Secrets’ by Ahmed Nader Gretly

I once saw a burning demon Zooming across the night sky, And I asked myself for what reason Would the mighty angels kill such creature. One angel appeared and said with a voice More powerful than a million golden horns, And … Continue reading

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