Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Imam and Najm

I've been reading more and more about Sheikh Imam and Ahmed Fouad Nejm. These men are nothing short of geniuses and the meaning of their poems and songs are hidden and encoded deep within to bypass government censors and persecution. Still, they've spent half their lives in and out of prison in Egypt. They reserve their most scathing remarks for Israel and it's sponsors. I've included a link to someone who has diligently posted all their poems both in written form and in a downloadable format.

At the moment I'm trying to decode el-Beta3....

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