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Arab Poetry

Interview With a Thanksgiving's Turkey and Other Creatures of Rituals

Rym Tina Ghazal | Posted 01.21.2013 | Green
Rym Tina Ghazal

I'm not trying to impose or advocate a vegetarian lifestyle for everyone. But as we celebrate our different holidays, we might pause, if just for a moment, to remember and appreciate where our meal came from.

Arab Tensions Play Out in Verse on This Season's Million's Poet

John Lundberg | Posted 03.07.2012 | Home
John Lundberg

Million's Poet is evidence not just of the popularity of poetry in the Middle East, but of its power -- particularly as a mouthpiece for progressive thinking in the region.

A Book Of Poetry By The Ruler Of Dubai | Posted 12.04.2011 | Home

Poets in the UAE often write under pseudonyms to allow for freedom of expression, and the Vice President is no exception....

Celebrating Ramadan: Poems of Muslim Faith and Islamic Culture

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Celebrating Ramadan: Poems of Muslim Faith and Islamic Culture Becca Klaver Poetry Magazine To mark the beginning of Ramadan, the ninth mont...

Millions' Poet: Saudi Poetry Brought To Reality TV

GlobalPost | Caryle Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- Ziyad Hijab bin Naheet felt like he was in a dream. Standing on the stage under bright lights and a storm of confetti, he ra...