There hasn’t yet been a January 25-inspired poem to hit the “Prince of Poets” TV show (granted, it’s only 6 a.m. on Jan. 26), nor anything as thoroughly enjoyable as the Jan. 517 more words
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Hissa Hilal did much more than take third place in a poetry competition, she blew through a previously indelible line in the sand.
Hilal was out ranked by her Kuwaiti male counterparts, … 542 more words
Hissa Helal (or Hilal) was the woman who, wearing a burqa, made it to the final round of the Abu Dhabi TV show Million’s Poet by delivering a poem against Muslim preachers “who sit in the position of power” but are “frightening” people with their fatwas, or religious edicts, and “preying like a wolf” on those seeking peace. 70 more words