Category: poetry

Kamal Alabdaly Recites a Short Story in Dearborn Open Mic   Books by Kamal Alabdaly:

“Their Flags Are Everywhere” by Amer Zahr in Dearborn Open Mic

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Ali Elsendy Recites “To A Student” in Dearborn Open Mic

Dr. Hassan Bazzi introduces Ali   Ali recites his poetry:

Mr. Mohamad Hammoud Recites His Zajal in Dearborn Open Mic

Poet Ibaa Ismael Reads New Poems in Dearborn Open Mic Introduced by Dr. Hassan Bazzi Ibaa Ismael:  

Zajal by Mohamad Charara in Dearborn Open Mic

Zajal is a traditional Arabic form of oral strophic poetry declaimed in a colloquial dialect.

First Arabic Poetry Published Book in Japanese Haiku Style by Dearborn’s AlMisiafy AlRikabi (Video) Haiku is a very short form of Japanese poetry. It is typically characterized by three qualities: The essence of haiku is "cutting" (kiru).[1] This is often represented by the juxtaposition of two images or ideas and a kireji ("cutting word") between them,[2] a kind of verbal punctuation mark which signals the moment of separation and colours ...