Saturday, May 21, 2005

Second Prize!

Thanks for those who gave me their feedback below. I am happy to let you know that I won second prize at the Philadelphia Reading Series Open Poetry Competition! (Hurray!) I ended up reading You Lie and Unsinkable. I have also submitted Comfortably Numb and Piece of Damascus (this one for you, Ahmad) to the Poetry.com contest. Let's see what'll come of it...

10 comments:

katy said...

sorry to burst your bubble... but... http://www.eliteskills.com/writing_scams/poetry.com.scam.php

type in "poetry.com scam" in google and you'll get loads of results. i was played by the evil forces of poetry.com until they started asking for money in a book i was sure wouldn't come to exist. it's no fun finding out you're great poetry has been completely and utterly had.

otherwise, super congrats on the philli contest :)

ChaösGnösis said...

Congrats for your win...
I especially like 'Piece of Damascus'...

keep up the good work....

Maya said...

Congrats! Do we get a free copy when you get published?? ;)

arch.memory said...

Katy, don't worry about my bubble; it burst a while ago. But thanks for the heads up; I do appreciate it. Now that you mention it, I believe I had read a similar article in Harper's a while ago. I'll try to dig it up. Such a pity, these scams...

ChaösGnösis said...

Dear ArchMemory,
Yeah man, isn't Rumi great?

I am also wondering, is the poetry of your architecture just as good as the architecture of your poetry?? :))))

Eve said...

Hey! alf mabrouk for the prize. I really liked the poems; you deserve it.

Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore said...

It was a real pleasure hearing your poems... sorry we didn't have a chance to talk afterwards... Happy to see I'm in your Links list, and hope we cross paths more often.

ChaösGnösis said...

arch.memory....
Beirut's Bleu and Red mappings are fantastic....I like this "piece of Beirut" as much as "piece of Damascus" ;))))

...also replied to your e-mail (keeping our side arch conversation out of your poetry blog)

Anonymous said...

Hey Dear,

Congrats Dear,

I miss you Dear.

Ton frère Ahmad

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