SINCE THE REVOLUTION

i.
 Since the revolution 
 flowers have expanded.
 Goats have invaded and continue to advance. The wild birds sing to the tamed trees:
 How long will these roofs oppress you? ii.
 Five minutes from Tahrir Square we sit in a bar to watch Tahrir Square on a wide-screen television. That is just down the road, you say. Like democracy. 
 We sit in a bar and wait for democracy to come and join us.
 Each time the door opens we hear crowds screaming. 
 It just turned violent, someone says.
 We order another beer, you smoke another cigarette. We will have to wait to go home. iii.
 Good Morning Al Saqqara! Good Morning! 
 Loud, joyful, he throws the words.
 One man dancing across the s

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