Category Archives: Poems
Light your candles For Syria tonight Give light tonight As the New Year is ushered in Give light To the mother of humanity Light your candles my friends And add one year to ten thousand years. ©Alisar Iram
A few days ago, the jets of the Syrian government dropped its bombs on lines of people queuing for bread. Many children had joined the bread line in the belief that their presence might deter hostile actions against the civilians. It is reported that 90 people died … Continue reading
I went to bed, my soul fraught With Images of horror drowned The blood of the innocents Cried to me and cried again My tears streaming again and again Then In the darkness of the night I saw my dream: … Continue reading
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
The Night of Pain, The Night of Sorrow, this ae Nighte.
The Ghouta, farms and orchards, of Damascus.
This post which I am updating now, was published a few months ago. The situation in the Gouta has deteriorated gravely since then. Two million people used to live in the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus Now only one million people are left to … Continue reading
I am sorry to be always , or most of the times, bringing to my viewers sad tidings. My subject allows me no leeway at the present as the tragic events on the ground in Syria are accelerating and spinning … Continue reading
This is the text of the entire poem written in memory of the dead children of Syria, extracts of which I have used for my video Children of Syria Be still my heart. The death of infants is upon me … Continue reading
Children of Syria Forgive Us For We Have Sinned.