The Rusty Quill introducing: Estas Tonne

Who am I ?  I cannot say  U see my seasons , they change from day to day  Poets, priest assassin, theif..  My magic suspends when I disbelief  Who am I?  Im just a pack of lies  I am a tower of cards  Of an old seeing eye  Tear down your lying idols  And let […]

If A Tree Could Wander : Rumi

“My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there.” – Rumi Rumi (Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Rūmī)  was a 13th Century Sufi mystic and poet, from Persia (Rumi was born in modern day Afghanistan and lived for a while in Turkey). Rumi’s poetry expresses his longing for union with […]

Tarek Abu Al Dahab: Memoir of a Cyclist

Tarek Abu Al Dahab ( born December 25, 1939 in Beirut) is a Lebanese former racing cyclist. His sport career began at the age of 18, in Paris 1958, where he was preparing for the road World Championship in Reims. He belonged to the VCXII in Paris. he participated in the annual starting grid of […]

In Honor of Ted Kaczynski

Kaczynski is serving a life sentence without the   possibility of parole as Federal Bureau of Prisons register number 04475-046 at ADX Florence, the federal Administrative Maximum Facility supermax in Florence, Colorado. When asked if he was afraid of losing his mind in prison, Kaczynski replied: No, what worries me is that I might in […]

The Rusted Quill introducing Chris Khatchadourian as a contributing author to the blog

  Chris is a part-time writer with a magical imagination. I met Chris at Haigazian University. He is majoring in English Literature. His ideas triggered me to know more about this astonishing young man, who is currently the President of the HU English Society, and previously was Haigazian Herald’s editor. His works have appeared in […]

Letter from Alanoud Alfayez

  To World Media,The people ,seeking to save what's left of my 4 daughters youth and health,no vengeance nor hate.Help us #FreeThe4 — Alanoud D. Alfayez (@AlanoudDAlfayez) March 23, 2014     Years have gone by, and my four daughters, Sahar, Maha, Hala, & Jawaher are still held against their will, confined in heavily guarded […]

Why I Chose the Simple Life: By L. Kevin Johnson

  all the models around me advocated that kind of path.  It was the path of materialistic consumerism, of “want” and “buy”.  That’s the trap I was born into and consequently, that’s the road I started off on. Hot Water & Other Luxuries When I was 18 years old, recently graduated from high school, I […]