Noor Naga: Boy Does Not Like To Share

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Federico Giovannini, from “You and I”. Source: lensculture.com

Knowing a father’s belt has snap-

ping metal teeth, one does not

have to think of kneeling.

One kneels. One kneels

to please before the word is

heard or the leather tongue

slides drily through the loops.

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Magda Magdy: Female Patriarchy

Per Munther

Per Munther

City of red brick and infinite dishes,

Bureaucratic temples turned hotels

And hyperventilating masses in the Metro:

Claustrophobic Qahera,

Garbage capital,

Oppressive sharmouta

Who contains me:

You swallow us whole

In your Nile-stretched koss,

By your blind servitude

To the Rayess,

Eating our flesh,

Spitting our bones.

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Qahera: Cairo
Sharmouta: whore
Koss: pussy
Rayess: president, chief

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