Silver Quill Blogger Award

I thank my lovely fellow blogger and poet, Rola Saady of ورقة وقلم http://rolasaady.wordpress.com/ for nominating me for the Silver Quill Blogger Award.

The rules for this award, if you choose to accept, are to paste the logo of this award on the top of your post. Thank the person who nominated you.  Answer the questions below. Nominate five or more people, list them and let them know that they have been nominated.

The five people whom I would like to nominate for this award are:

1- Cristian Mihai http://cristianmihai.net/ for making me aware

2- Coco J. Ginger http://courtingmadness.wordpress.com/ for making me feel

3- J. D. Gallagher  http://jdgallagher.wordpress.com/ for making me laugh (out loud)

4- Kenneth Rellum http://gladiuspoeticus.wordpress.com/ for making me respect

5- Sue Healy http://suehealy.org/ for making me learn

The Questions:

1- Do you prefer rhyming or non-rhyming poetry?

No preference.  As long as the words are beautifully strung together.

2- What’s your favorite Shakespeare Play?

Romeo and Juliet, and all its reincarnations.

3- Who is your favourite author?

George Orwell.  Animal Farm was my favorite novel, until I read 1984.

4- Name three people who you greatly admire.

Ingvar Kamprad, founder of IKEA, for revolutionizing the world of furniture and design, while still flying economy.

Queen Elizabeth, Queen of England, for standing up for Brand UK.

Nigella Lawson, food writer and cooking show host, for making the world watch in awe as she butters bread. (Her eloquence is to blame.)

5- What’s your favourite album ever?

Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Pill, (every single song on that album is a favorite)

6- Which primary color do you most dislike?

Yellow, it’s just too yellow for me.

7- Name a song or a poem that makes you feel emotional.

Stevie Smith’s poem ‘Not Waving but Drowning’, leaves a heaviness in my heart, even when thinking of it.

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