Novelist and Historian Adel S. Bishtawi

Poetry & Songs

Shame

On the banks of the river Tigris
We sat down and cried,
And watched the sky for the sign
Of the Second Coming of Baghdad. . .

Is it True?

Is it true invading armies
Have broken into the City of Peace
And is it true that the river Tigris
Is flowing with blood and tears?. . .