Category Archives: Love

Universal Love: on the occasion of Valentine’s Day

We were born free to love Free to know Free to seek I Love you man And this pain is but of the rose This pain is but my deathless joy in you. ©Alisar Iram

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Syria, myself and Poetry سوريا، الشعر، وأنا

 Syria has awakened my poetry and lo and behold I am a poet again. Syria too wakened my Arabic, laid aside because I have spent the greater part of my life in Britain and because I gradually got absorbed in … Continue reading

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Healing

Let there be light, let there be love. I keep thinking that when the guns are silent and the Syrians are given the chance to decide their future that the breeding of thousands of years in the lap of civilization … Continue reading

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If I Were a Tree in Midwinter

The spirit yearns for love and beauty as the world around us breaks and disintegrates, even as the light of love dies in the hearts of men. Hence this poem: If I were a tree in midwinter and you passed by I would put … Continue reading

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