My beloved

Kiss me on my lips for your love is better than wine. I sleep, but my heart is awake: waiting for my beloved. I seek him in the streets, the alleys but he is not to be seen anywhere.

Girls, I charge you if you find him to tell him that I am sick with his love.

My beloved is knocking my door. I am mad at his delay. I turn away. He begged me to let him in. I went to bed so he walked away.

My heart melted at his retreat. I rushed out and sought him in the streets but could not find him. I called him but there was no answer. The watchmen that went about the city  took away my veil from me. They dragged me to my mother’s house.

Miraculously, I found him. I held him and would not let him go. He embraced me with his arm and his banner over me was love.

What is your beloved more than another beloved?

I am his and he is mine.

About hanaawahba

Dr. Hanaa Wahba was born and educated in Cairo, Egypt. After her BA, she started a teaching career that she is still pursuing. In 2002, she completed her PhD in Education from the University of Kensington, USA. Throughout her teaching career, Dr. Wahba, worked in a number of schools and private universities, taught ESL, English Literature, supervised and developed curricula and directed schools. Her career extended to teacher training and corporate career development. From 1993 till 2002, Dr. Wahba was employed by the University of Cambridge (UCLES), where she gained first-hand experience of setting exams and marking scripts for IGCSE, an experience that she communicated to many young teachers who joined the field. In 2009, Dr. Wahba published her first book that was very well-received by the media and proved very popular among readers. Her following book “Marwa’s Birthday” is a novel about women’s life in Egypt.
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One Response to Romance

  1. Magdi Shoucri says:

    Beautiful !!!!

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