Wael Abdelgawad | WaelAbdelgawad.com
Do you feel like you’re at the end of the road, or you’re stuck, or you’re about to fall off a cliff?
Remember those early sailors who thought the world was flat and they would fall off the edge? They were wrong, because the world is not flat, it’s round. It keeps on going.
You think you’re at the end, but the road unfolds before you like a ribbon of light. You still have far to go. It’s not the end, but the beginning of something new.
I’ve never helped myself as much as others have helped me. I’ve been the recipient of great generosity and kindness, all through my life. Continue reading →
You have to want it. In fact, you must be obsessed with writing. You must burn with the desire and need to write. Continue reading →
A select group of men and women live hidden among us. They are known as repeaters, and they reincarnate again and again, growing stronger with each cycle. Continue reading →
The Repeaters is only a few weeks from release, InshaAllah (God willing). As you can see the cover design is complete. Continue reading →
Don’t let them tell you who you are.
I see you in a skirt of stars,
hand darting at the canvas,
slinging paint like rain… Continue reading →
I’m following my own inner starlight, staying on course due northeast, and not bothering to hide the lunacy. Continue reading →
A November sunset
in the San Joaquin Valley
is yellow as a fried egg. Continue reading →
You said your greatest fear
is being forgotten –
Then you let me go
like your bicycle that was stolen last May
and you never reported it, because,
you said, “They never find them anyway.” Continue reading →
I’m real as a redwood tree,
powerful and still.
Men orbit and disappear
while I wait, rich with life… Continue reading →