Saturday, April 29, 2006


Comfort in sadness, in loneliness. Pleasure in despair. Self loathing. Self destruction. I fear going back to who I used to be. I fear the cripple inside.


Blogger Mirvat said...

what's wrong?

12:54 AM  
Blogger hashem said...

in7ad....wa la tobki salasel....
I'll call you tom morning!

12:57 AM  
Blogger a h m a d said...

Everyone of us passes through these feelings. I hope it will pass quickly...! I don't know what to add, just don't let your mind concentrate on the negative side, I know that you are a positive person.

1:58 AM  
Blogger Rambling Hal said...

And yet there's so much beauty, all around you, and you see it so well. Even in the bitterness and the despair there is beauty. Concentrate on that, and it will pass. Poor Fouad!

4:25 AM  
Blogger Ghassan said...

Fouad are you OK?
nothing's worth your despair.

9:25 AM  
Blogger pilgrim said...

I diagnose the "post-Lebanon-depression" syndrome, You feel blue, don't wanna blog with anyone, want to go back to the dream of your previous life .. but's just a dream of what was... hold on, it will pass

11:48 AM  
Blogger Zanzounito said...


Since you acknowledge that you are aware that you may revert back to your old ways, then becoming that person is unlikely.

I wish to beleive there are repercussions for those who have caused us to leave our homeland..but it still doesn't fill the empty void in our hearts.

1:20 PM  
Blogger nour said...

desert of soul?

1:57 PM  
Blogger Fouad said...

yes, temporary desert of soul, nour.

I feel much better today. Thank you all for caring this much. I am grateful and touched. forget this post, and let's look at some of our beautiful beirut instead :)

8:51 PM  
Blogger arch.memory said...

Beautiful, Fouad! Such an evocative and fresh take on a classical but always effective pose... Do you know the name of that painting of the youth hugging his knees? I can't think of it, or the painter's name... I should try to remember better.

7:37 AM  
Blogger Fouad said...

Well ashraf, I wasn't thinking of a particular work of art with a similar depiction. I don't know.. please let me know if you ever remember which one it is.

9:14 PM  
Blogger arch.memory said...

Eureka, found it! It's Jeune homme nu au bord de la mer by Hippolyte Flandrin.

9:56 PM  
Blogger Fouad said...

wow good job young man! thank you for the link :)

10:15 PM  

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