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Behind Bars (part 1) (1 Viewer)

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Wunderkind

[FONT=times new roman,serif]It's been hard .. [/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] I dunno .. it could give birth to a hella questions, when I seem to love something that truly hates me .. it gets even more & more confusing as the love I carry manages to challenge their hatred .. yet, it annoys me most that I can't stop ( let's say I don't wanna stop ) believing in love when I'm pretty sure I shall be hated, that much, as long as I'm the way I am, thinking the way I think, though .. [/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] I was set free like 5 days ago .. & if there's been a lesson jail taught me, then it's nothing but the neccessity of everlasting thankfulness .. cuz, beliemme, no matter how bad you think your life is, there'll always be worse .. I did have an excuse to believe the days I spent behind bars were the worst of all .. yet, by the same token, I still have to know my future is able to bring what's even worse .. [/FONT]
[FONT=times new roman,serif]As for now, I must admit how grateful to God I am, to be in somewhere other than jail. [/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] Eversince my intellect was made, I've refused most of what life offered me .. it's never taken me much time to figure out the fact that I am different .. On the one hand, I've failed in accomodating myself to what has been up round me .. I've come to the conclusion that my attempts to be a part of a world I don't approve, must have all met failture .. On the other hand, I could n't shut myself up .. my secluded isolated life was no use .. my own world is too tight for me to speak, to move or to work & produce .. that's why I had to talk .. to write .. to convert what my eyes see into what my brain wants. [/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] I used to write .. things that seem wierd, new & complicated to most people .. I never cared, though .. things that my system would obviously dislike .. someday, a piece of writing came into the sight of a cop .. then into that of his boss .. then the boss's boss .. & from then on, my misrey was brought to life. [/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] I got something like a warning .. let's call it a threat .. In the police station, they told me I should keep outa trouble .. they never believed I was only 16 then .. worse, they thought it wasn't me who typed .. &, thus, they've been watching me eversince as they guessed there was someone standing behind my thoughts that sounded fishy, wierd & too bad for them to gimme a single bit of freedom. [/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] Months passed untill that day came .. 8.00 pm .. right infront of the bibliothecca Alexandrina ( the ancient library of the city of Alexandrie - if someone has heard about it ) I was drunk .. I mean totally drunk .. I've always loved Russia. yet, after tasting the Vodka, I loved it more & more !! [/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] Here in Egypt, it's not that familiar that someone gets drunk in the middle of a street .. people gathered .. I was like piss off it's none of your fuckin' buisness .. I wasn't so much amazed when I felt I was about to fight .. however, I was too damn shocked when I saw the police car even before the guy bleeded !! I mean man ! the police here arrive HRS after the crimes ! [/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif]it happened so fast that I knew something was going on. [/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] I got drunk inorder to escape from my life .. & then, look at me, I had to deal with the exact part I wanted to forget .. I was like waw ![/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] Anywayz, there were like 4 cops .. they held me at bay untill more cops came over .. I went crazy "what the fuck ? you got the wrong person !" [/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif]"No my dear, you got the right person" I thought as I was led towards the police car with my hands cuffed behind my back.[/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] We were driven to the police station .. where I was slashed on face like 12 times .. then to a hospital where they gamme some shit to swallow.[/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif]I was still so damn drunk, though.[/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif]Finally, we went back to the police station .. it was the day break, I guess, when I fell asleep.[/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif]in the morning, I was home. [/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] 20 days later, I was told to go the court of law cuz my session would be held in a few hrs' time .. all I wanted to know was the nature of "my crime" when all I heard was the "shut the hell up" thing ! [/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] In the court of law, I was put in something like a cave .. it was so funny ( & so sad too ) that everybody treated me like an object ! [/FONT]
[FONT=times new roman,serif]15 minutes later, the judge appeared .. I laughed as it hit me I had hated the man before I knew how he looked like ![/FONT]
[FONT=times new roman,serif]There was someone, who stood at the corner of the place, telling the whole story .. shit ! he seemed to know the finest details that I never knew myself ! [/FONT]
[FONT=times new roman,serif]I looked around. saw my parents & a bunch of friends who were waving to me as if I was standing on the red carpet ! I just wanted to vanish ! [/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] .. but there was no lawyer ![/FONT]
[FONT=times new roman,serif]I was like oh my God ! he did it .. [/FONT]
[FONT=times new roman,serif] After he knew about it, my father told me he'd not get me a lawyer .. as he thought it had been my mistake & it should be me who had to pay for it .. okay ! it looked alright .. inside me, I never blamed him .. but I just wished, though, he would have some mercy .. man ! fuck ! I'm his son ! I never thought he was serious .. but he was .. & there I went, paying for my mistake. [/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] However, there was a lawyer .. well, almost a lawyer .. I knew later it was the government that brought him for me .. no wonder I had to speak for myself .. as he was acting like a real fool ! [/FONT]
[FONT=times new roman,serif]I even guess he'd have talked forever if I hadn't innerupt him ![/FONT]
[FONT=times new roman,serif]the session didn't last for more than quarter an hr. I was given a month.[/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] At first, it sounded pretty much cool .. I mean man ! I had been getting ready for 6 ![/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] I just never knew how much I was gonna suffer .. [/FONT]
[FONT=times new roman,serif]yet, all the way long, my heart had a presentiment of what was about to lie ahead.[/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] They took me in something like a truck to a building where I was led to a place .. [/FONT]
[FONT=times new roman,serif]the "place" was nothing but a very (I mean VERY) dark silent room.[/FONT]
[FONT=times new roman,serif]"Get in" the guy said. [/FONT]
[FONT=times new roman,serif]"um .. what you mean get in ? are you about to leamme here ALONE for 30 days ?" [/FONT]
[FONT=times new roman,serif]"shut up & enter". the door was shut ..[/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] I took a glance .. it's shameful that I couldn't help crying .. I wasn't that scared .. I just dunno why I needed to cry .. it was such a release in the dead atmosphere. [/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] The dimensions of the cell couldn't have possibly exceeded 2m. x 2m. x 1.5 m. ! [/FONT]
[FONT=times new roman,serif]All that existed were a window, a small tap & a hole (most probably made for me wheneva I wanted to shit !) in addition to me stuck in there ! [/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] I was sure every bunch of cops were laughing at me wheneva they felt they were outa hearing .. I could, however, listen to them, whispering & disgustingly chatting in a voice that sounded like mine days ago when I had been drunk ! [/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] Even though I was hitting the roof, my 1st decision behind bars was to hold my horses " no matter how much they may piss me off, I won't get mad" I kept telling myself managing to keep my temper that cold .. [/FONT]
[FONT=times new roman,serif]Luckily, I never sank to their level.[/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] I had 20 cigarettes, that's to say I could only have 2 cigarettes every 3 days incase I didn't wanna spend the majority of my period without a blow of smoke .. 2/3 cigarette per day would seriously look a bit of a nightmare if you knew I smoke round 30 cigarettes daily ! [/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif]yet, the real nightmare was the fact that I never had a light ![/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif]I could have almost fainted .. [/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] I emptied my pockets .. nothing was found but a torn sheet of paper & bar of chocolate .. [/FONT]
[FONT=times new roman,serif]I soon remembered the chocolate cream soldier in Shaw's Arms & the man .. it looked like shit but tasted so damn well.[/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif]I was the chocolate cream prisoner ![/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif]I swear I was ready to give up everything for a piece of "lit" tobacco.[/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif] No body was to be seen or heard .. I scratched the cigarette in every rough surface I could touch .. the iron door, the 10 cm2 window, my shoes, the cracks in the floor & walls .. everything .. nothing worked. [/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif]I could have known then how weak I am.[/FONT]
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[FONT=times new roman,serif]I cried myself to sleep & there went the 1st night.[/FONT]



Bertrand Noble
 

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