Literature source : Drama .
Story By : Tamer Salah .
Since 19 / 11 / 2009
After nineteen years I sit down with My self remembering the days after I had gotten the general diploma and achieved good college regarded as a top of the group that was the Faculty of Arts Department of English language but there was a big problem that was the college far from home about seven hundred and fifty k.m. at City of Qena upper Egypt but there was no way to transferring to the same one near My home and friends .
11 / 1993
Me: good morning Mama I'm preparing to travel after half of hour to Qena .
Mama : you must eat some thing ?
Me : there is no time Mama the train will moving at 8 p.m .
Mama : did you got a money ?
Me : yes , Baba left five hundred bounds on my disk office , I found them when I 'm got up .
Mama : but you must eat some thing , I'll get you spinach and rice you love them together .
Me : Okay . I 'm close to finishing my bag .
Mama : here you are the spinach you love it .
Me : Okay . and I'm starting to eating , and after I finished I got my bag and left home to the train station and when I arrived to the train I was sat down near window and I was sleeping after thirteen minuets and I didn't getting up else some one said to me the train arrived to Qena my son and I found that He was the manager of the train and I said okay thank you Sir and I got my bag and dismounting from the train going to the station but I'm found there were no one dismounting from the train and the wither was cold and the cloudiness surrounding and I'm looking behind I found the train starting to left the station the scariness passed through my mind and I'm thinking to back to the train again but in the same time I heard some one came directed to Me and He was dressed a dark blue coat and said to Me with honest voice : do you need a drive son ?
I said with scary voice when I'm looking to my watch : yes I need a drive to a Hotel . and in the same time the man charged my bag and walking to the station gate and I followed Hem and I found that there were no one else the sounds of dogs crying and the cloudiness .
Cargo Man : here you are . this car will driving you to the Hotel.
Me : thank you . and I gift Hem a tips .
I got in the taxi and I asked the driver for a Hotel ?
taxi driver : there was no Hotels here suitable to you but I'll driving you to the Agriculture's Corporation they had a rest house suitable to you Sir .
Me : Okay .
taxi driver : Okay .
I checked out my watch it was 5 a.m. and when I'm looking from the taxi window there was no one in the streets just some soldiers with all weapons standing on the front of the streets and crossing areas with them black clothes and suddenly I heard shooting form machine gun the sound nearest . I asked the driver : is that a shooting what's going on ?
Taxi driver : yes . there was a battle between the Police and the Islamic groups from month ago all that after the Islamic groups hunting the president of the congress . you didn't knew that ?
Me : No. at all . I was busy in that time with general diploma and any university could taken Me . it's to hard to find a place in a good university with all that crowd it's my good luck that I'm found that place in here . this state had a great University .
Taxi driver with large smile : it's your good luck !
then take care of your self. here you are . the Agriculture's Corporation .
Me : How much you need ?
Taxi driver : any thing don't care .
Me : Okay five pounds enough ?
Taxi driver : yes my son . thank you . don't forget to take your bag with you .
Me : thanks could forgot that . bye.
And after the taxi gone I found building front of Me but there was no one I walking to the building door and knocked the bell and after a while I heard some one said : Who?
I said : it's Me Fares the new student in faculty of arts.
the voice : then Why you are here ?
Me: I'm just arrived from Cairo and it's a first time to be here. Sir could you pleas open the door? could you ? and after about 15 minutes the door opened and I found a man smiling and said to Me : come get in .
I walked with my bag inside .
Me : can I get a bed in your rest house ? I'm heard from the driver that you had a rest house better than any hotel in that town .
He said : yes yes don't be scared . I'm Mahmoud the supervisor of that place .
Me: it's nice to meet you Sir .
Mahmoud : I'll give you a bed . but don't tell any one that We have rest house ?
Me : I didn't knew any one here Sir I'm just arrived now and I'll go to the University at 10 am and I promised you that I'll never tell any one about that rest house .
Mahmoud : How long do you attend to stay ?
Me : I don't know about three days until I found a flat .
Mahmoud : I need 30 bounds the fee of three days ?
Me : no problem . and I was paying the fee .
Mahmoud : follow Me to the room .
I followed Hem and He stopped in the first room and opened the door I found that a big room with three beds and there was a man sleeping .
Mahmoud with low voice : take that bed under the window , you need any thing ?
Me with low voice : No thanks . and He left the room and closed the door. the sun starting to rise and the shade of morning light came from the window . I put my bag nearest the bed and I sat down on the bed and swaying to sleeping and finally the sleeping got on Me . I got up with Mahmoud's voice calling Me : get up Mr. Fares get up Mr. Fares.
Me : O' yes .
Mahmoud : it's 10 a.m. you lost you college date ?!
Me : yes yes My college date . the way to the college is clear ?
Mahmoud : absolutely clear just you take a microbus going to the University and stay to the last station it's a university station .
Me: I need a tea if you please ?
Mahmoud : Okay. Follow Me to the lobby after you get ready and I'll get you a tea .
and after Mahmoud leaving the room I found the man who was sleeping when I'm came started to left the room and He looked to Me and Said : I'm Beshara worked in Electric Ministry . I'm from Cairo and I'm here to supervise on a new project and He came to Me to checking hands .
I checked Hem and I said : welcome Sir. it's My pleasure ., and I'm standing up during that to got ready to leaving the room but I found My self ready just else I needed to putting spray I got it out from My bag and started to putting on Me and I asked Mr. Beshara if He want to got some spray .
Mr. Beshara : yes . thank you and He taken the spray from My hand and putting a little on His clothes .
Mr. Beshara : thank you Mr. ? I didn't knew your name ?
Me: Fares. I'm a new student in Faculty of Arts?
Mr. Beshara. : did you choosed your section in Faculty of Arts ?
Me: No .
Mr. Beshara: My advice to you to choose a Department of English We always need some one from that section in different ways of works , I wish you a good luck , bye. And He left the room fast to His work .
And after a while I left the room to the lobby and I sit down on a table and after while Mahmoud came to Me with dark tea and crunchy sweets and after finished My breakfast I asked Mahmoud for a prise of tea and He said : there was no prise . God save you .
and I left the rest house and taken a microbus as Mahmoud said to Me and when I'm arrived to the university I found it bigger than I imagining and it was crowded and there was no security on the gate and walked about 50 meters and I asked a person standing under a tree : where the Faculty of Arts and He said : complete this rood the end the Faculty of Arts and I thanks Hem and after the rood I found the faculty in a big building and I'm followed the directions on the wall's up to the Students Affairs and I got out from My pocket the direction card letter and I given it to the employee and He after reading it said : your documents arrived yesterday . what department you will involve you got a high scores in every subjects ?
I said : English department .
the Employee after He looking Me sharply : do you have a picture ?
Me : yes . and got it out from My wallet given it to Hem .
the Employee : went to the treasure to pay the fee and get back to Me with bill to get your identification card .
I went to the treasure and I found no students there and the employee asked Me for 36 pounds the fee of studying year I paying the sum and the employee notes ' We hope all students paying like you ' I didn't mentioned for that comment because I didn't understood . I took the bill from Hem and went to another employee and He smiling and took the bill and gave Me the card and said I wish you a great future . I thanks Hem and I asked to transferring to Cairo because it was nearest My Home ?
the employee : You can't transferee to the same college if you want to transferee you must choose different one or you success in this year . in that time you can make transferring to Cairo in the same college . that's the Law son .
Me : Okay . I'll success this year and make transferring next year .
the employee : yes . good luck.
Me: thank you Sir.
And I left the building with very happy with the identification card and I was looked to it with very happy when I'm found My name written under Asyoute University Faculty of Arts Department of English .
in the same time some one stop Me and said: Hello.
I said : Hello .
He said : you are new ?
I said : yes .
He said : where you are from ?
I said : from Cairo .
He said : I'm Hossam from Cairo too . I'm from El Sieda Esha .
Me : I'm Fares from Masr El Gadida . you student here?
Hossam : yes it's my second year in department of History .
Me : it's My first year in department of English . but why you didn't made a transferring to Cairo ?
Hossam with tension and low voice and His blears quite to got out from His eyes : because I am failed last year . I am failed Fares I am failed.
Me with a low voice and My deep inside freezing from scared : it's Okay Hossam let's go to drinking some thing . did you knew the canteen .
Hossam : sure I knew it .
Me : let's go to there .
and when We were walking to the canteen .
Me : did you knew a flat . I want to rent a room .
Hossam : a room ?! you can not find a free room . come and chare Me and my friend Basem He is in English Department but on second class and He is from Comombow . We can finding a bed to you with 50 pounds a month . Okay .
I said to My self I can not find better than this even there was no suitable Hotel . it's my good luck to find a flat with colleague in the same college and from same town too .
Hossam : what you are thinking about ?
Me :nothing I'll habitating with you and your friend Basem.
and we arrived to canteen and it was crowded .
Hossam : you have a good luck Basem here.
Hossam to Basem : Fares from Cairo and He is a new in Department of English.
Basem : Hello . you welcome .
Me : Hossam tell Me about you and the flat.
Basem with laugh : I hope He told you good abut Me.
Me : yes . very good .
Hossam : We need a two chairs .
Basem crying on canteen worker : Ayman Ayman get Me two chairs and two cold Cola .
and fastlly the canteen worker got the two chairs to us and after a while got us a cold Cola. and during We drinking came to us two girls and they said hello to Hossam and Bassem and one of them asked Hossam about Me and He said you must sit down first .
she said : no it's to crowd here follow us to the basin restaurant .
Hossam : but We have here a new friend from Cairo .
She said when she looking to Me : you welcome .
And I said when I'm checking Her hand : thank you .
She said : come Hossam follow us to basin restaurant , and
She walked with Her friend .
Bassem to Hossam : You'll go ?
Hossam after thinking : yes .
Bassem : then you love Nashwa .
Hossam with low nerves : I don't care I love Her .
Bassem : but She is in a second class now . Hossam forget that date and let's go home and then go to Nobian party .
Hossam : We'll go to basin restaurant and after that go home with Fares to preparing to stay with us and after that go to Nobian party together .
Hossam : where you stay now Fares ? where's your bag ?
Me after finishing cola fast : I'm just sit down a while after I arrived in a restaurant and left there My bag .
Hossam : what's name of that restaurant ?
Me : I don't remember but it's in down town I know the place .
Hossam Okay : let's go to basin .
And after Hossam paying to the canteen worker We moved to the basin way .
Bassem to Me : you must get your bag from that restaurant after We get back to the flat and in the same time I'll get you a bed from the owner of the flat Hajj. Atef. He is a honest man and He leaving in the same building and I'll put it in our room .
Me to Bassem : is there another rooms ?
Bassem : yes . three but it habitation from friends on Faculty of Engineering and they are nine . three in every room .
Me : who is cooking ?
Bassem : as you see we all the day at University and after We back every one eat any thing some body loving to cooking and the rest of us eating sandwiches . Me and Hossam eating sandwiches and just made coffee and tea in flat . and you ?
Me : yes it's a good idea I'll making like you .
And when we arrived I found an Olympic Basin and beside there were a restaurant putting tables with umbrellas near the basin and I found Nashwa and two of Her friends sit down nearest basin .
Hossam : I need to talk with you Nashwa alone .
Nashwa : but let us know your new friend .
Me : Fares from Cairo on first class department of English .
Nashwa : I'm Nashwa second class department of History and this is Shimaa with me in the same class and Marwa first class department of English .
Me : Hello .
and they said Hello you welcome .
Hossam : I need to talk with you Nashwa .
Nashwa : let's go to another table . excuse us .
And they left to nearest table and they sit down and starts to talking .
Shimaa : take your sets , how 'r you Basem it's a long time .
Bassem : I need to talk with you alone ?
Shimaa : Okay. Let's go to another table.
Marwa : you from Cairo .
Me : yes .
Marwa : I'm from here but we have a home in Alexandria and we went to there every summer in Al Mamora , I love to leave in Alexandria but My college came in here I'll must be stay here all the winter .
Me : Alexandria is a great place you can transferring after you success in that year , they tell Me that in students affairs.
Marwa : you most be a honest Fares there was no one succeed in that class easy however if they get know that He want to transferring .
Me : Whom ?
Marwa : most of Doctors and students affairs .
Me : Who told you that ?
Marwa : as you see , Hossam wants to transferring from last year and He dropped in five subjects Nashwa and Shimaa tells Me that .
Me : you surprising Me with that talking , But I'll studying hard I'll do all My best to transferring .
Marwa : Me too , take that's the schedule of lectures of that term and the books still in printing .
Me : that's a good thoughts Marwa I'll copying from you . I need a pen and paper .
Marwa fastlly : Here you are .
On another hand Hossam and Nashwa sit down with silent and no one of them wants to talk . Nashwa starts to reading a new history book and Hossam still looking to Her sharply.
Hossam with low voice : you know I love you Nashwa .
Nashwa when she looking to Hossam eyes : but you dropped last year there is a gap between us now what I told to My family what I told to My friends ?
Hossam : if you love Me you don't care from any one .
Nashwa with low voice : I love you . but My family will engages Me when I'm in third class to my cousin that's the traditions here Hossam and He works in K.S.A from tow years ago and had a flat in Dishna four rooms and you know I want to leaving beside My family and you want to leaving in Cairo . yes you had a flat in Al Mokatam but what you attending to work in future and How you can handle the gap in education between us now ?
Hossam after deep thinking : I'll working as a tour leader and I can starts from now .
Nashwa : tour leader ?! then you always traveling with tours groups ?
Hossam : But your cousin working in K.S.A that mean He always traveling ?
Nashwa : He will take Me to K.S.A .
Hossam :then you will marry Hem ? then you don't love Me?
Nashwa with low voice : if I didn't loving you I didn't came to you in canteen and accepted your invitation to talking . I love you Hossam that's why I sit down with you to understanding each other in future . it's easy to Me to ignore you from the beginning of that year but I want you to be a good man and healthy I knew your dropping out of your order but I knew you are a man and you will success in your life with another girl and I hope to stay a good friends .
Hossam after deep thinking with a man voice : thank you . Nashwa I hope you a good future and We always be a good friends .
Nashwa : if you want to work as a tour leader my uncle had a tourist company at Luxor I can talking with Hem to give you a job ?
Hossam with low voice : No thanks .
Nashwa with laughing : don't be a shy I'll tell Hem . but you study hard upper Egypt tourist sites in English to apply in job . I'll tell you next time I'll seeing you about the job date . let's go to Marwa and Fares is that His name .
Hossam when He moving forward My table : yes .
Hossam when He arrived to Me when He sat down beside Me with low voice : What you'r doing ?
Me : nothing just writing my schedule . it all the weak days !
Marwa when She laughing : yes all the weak days . I'll give you all lectures you missed .
Me : thank you .
Nashwa when She sat down nearest Marwa : do you have a flat Fares ?
Me : yes . I'll stay with Hossam .
Nashwa : No . I mean your own flat ?
Me when I'm looking to Her : flat . I have building .
On another hand the quietness tenting on Basem and Shimaa table .
Basem : it's a second time to meet you and I'm happy for that .
Shimaa : Me too .
Basem with man voice : Shimaa I admired with you from last year . I'm in a second class as you knew and after finishing studying I'll traveling to working with My father in Dubai as you knew We have had a building in Comombow but We staying most of our life in Dubai . Shimaa I want to engage you after that year . what's your opinion ?
Shimaa with shy : Okay . but I hope you always success .
Basem with happy voice : I'll do My best .
In that time the waiter came to My table and asked us what we were eating for diner . Hossam crying on Basem asking Hem to came . Basem and Shimaa came to us We all ordered Borger sandwiches and potato and cola and after We finished eating the time close from 5 p.m . We said bye to girls and We moved to the flat and after We arrived I found the flat not bad and quite .
Bassem : that’s our room , I'll go to Hajj. Atef to get a bed for you . but I need 150 pounds 100 for two months and 50 as a safety cash .
Me : it's okay . that's the sum .
Bassem : when you went to get your bag , I should got you the bed . the flat address is too easy beside Sidnawy Center . you now the building .
Me : thank you Basem 30 minutes and I'll be here . you need any thing .
Basem : no thanks .
Hossam : We waiting you .
I left the flat it was on third floor and fast arrived to Agriculture's Corporation it wasn't far from flat and I took My bag and I found there was no one in the room I'm looking for Mahmoud to told Hem that I should leaving I found Hem in kitchen I said to Hem that I should staying with My college friends . He was very happy and gave back to Me 20 pounds and He said to Me if I needed any thing or facing any problems I told Hem fast . I thanks Hem and went to the flat .
In My way to the flat it was 6. 30 p.m I found many Police Men walking in the street and I was surprised with a Police car similar the tank walking at the street and after a while Police Man stopped Me and asked Me Why you'r Here ? I said to Hem when I'm showing to Hem My identification and My university identification card . I don't know ? and He asked Me Where I'm leaving here ? I told Hem in a flat beside Sidnawy Center . and He said Okay don't be late at the street after 10 p.m. I said Okay and He gave Me My way and I walking to the flat . and when I arrived knocked the door and Hossam opened to Me and I went to the room I found Basem told Me that was your flat key and your bed . I found the bed fine and I sat down on it and they crying on Me with laughing . got up We should went to Nobian Party . I said where ?
Hossam : Accountant's Corporation Theatre .
Bassem : it's very important party .
Me: okay. But I want to go to bath room first ?
Bassem : don't be late .
I got out My bath accessories from My bag and I went to the bath room and I took a shower it was a greatest shower in My life . and after that We moved to the Accountant's Corporation Theatre and When We were walking I told to Hossam and Bassem about the Police Man . Bassem commented that We were spent about thirty minutes in the Party . and after about thirty minutes We arrived to the theatre I found it very crowded and the rhythm of Nobian Music goes surrounding the theatre and I saw dancers with Nobian traditional clothes dancing a traditional dance hand in hand but there were no girls in the party at all . We sad down near Bassem and Hossam friends . and suddenly Hossam surprising us with His jumping on the theatre and starting to dance with the crow . but He dancing with a different way He dancing with hysteria the famous dance in Cairo the Party stopped and some Nobian's were angriness from Hossam and they fired Hem from the Party . Me and Bassem followed Hossam out of Party solidarity with Hem and His Dancing . and We went to the flat and We spent all the way laughing and We ignore all the troops at the street and when We heard shooting We laughing more and more until We arrived to the flat . We founds all in the flat sleeping and We all slept .
After one week in University and going to the lectures with Marwa We were a good friends and We spent together all lectures and after We finished we met Bassem and Shimaa and Nashwa at basin restaurant and in that time Hossam was busy with new work as tour leader and I always met Hem in a flat and sometimes He told me if I want to went with Hem . and in the morning of the day I had no lectures I went with Hossam to Dandara temple located near Qena and I was enjoyed with the temple when Hossam explaining how greatness of that temple it from Pharaohs era and how the Romans invaded it and burning it with oil and the colours still on walls and the Romans made a slime wall around the temple to defeated the invaders .
And in some day when I'm finished My lectures and back to flat alone about 6 p.m some one stopped Me near the University gate .
The strange : Fares . wait I want to speak with you ?
Me : yes . Who are you ?
The strange : I am a husband of Marwa .
Me : husband of Marwa ! but she told Me She didn't marriage .
The strange with tension : yes . I'll be Her husband . stay away from Her or I'll kill you .
Me with low voice : you kill Me ?
The strange with all confidence : absolutely . Fares listen better for you to get back home killing you is easy thing in this City there is a train to Cairo today at 8 o'clock p.m that you have two hours from now to leave this City .
Me with scary voice : but My college Sir.
The strange with smile : you can send a delay letter to your college and you can go a way from here to another City on the next year . remember the train at 8 o'clock .
And suddenly He running to a car waiting Hem . the scared full of Me I got in the first microbus to a flat and I told Hossam and Bassem and they said to Me you better back Home Now and I prepared My bag fast and went to the train station with Hossam and Bassem company and bought a ticket to Cairo and when I bought it I asked when the train would moved ? the worker told Me at 8 o'clock after 10 minutes and I asked what kind of trains should be ? the worker said the Spanish Train My son . and I said good bye to Hossam and Bassem and got in the train .
7 / 1994
Salah Salem Road 2 a.m. in My car with Whitney Houston , I'm every woman .
Shady : get that voice low I can't speak with Nora .
Me : you know I love this song . is that right Fefe ?
Fefe : O'My God get that voice low Fares We can't speaking.
After I got the voice low We were going to ate sandwiches and that was the Shady suggestion and His friends Nora and Fefe agreed of Hem it was after We going to got His brother Hany form Cairo Airport Her airplane would arrived at 5 a.m. came from Amsterdam that He was spent there about one year and after We were arrived to Kentucky I got in and bought four meals and I should paid the price of meals because Shady My neighbour and We were growing together .
Shady to Nora : Fares Had a big problem in His college at upper Egypt they were quite to killed Hem and He was very sad from that time .
Nora : No .
Fefe : they tries to killed Hem ! Why ?
Shady : because a girl . Here He is .
Me when I'm got in the car I gave every one a meal take your meals Shady and Nora Here you are Fefe . We must eat fastlly to catch Hany's plane .
Nora : wow . What is this ?
Me : Kentucky .
Fefe : What kind of your car Fares ?
Me When I'm eating : Mazda .
Shady with laugh : It's a great car !
Me when I'm looking to Hem : great car ?!
and We all were laughing and eating and after I finished eating I drove the car to the airport directly and We got in airport waiting Hany and when He arrived they got in the car and I put His bag in the car bag and I got in the car and I found Hany sat down beside Me .
Hany : it's a long time How are you Fares ?
Me when I was drove : not bad . fine.
Shady : He delayed His college last year and We want to get Hem beside Home in this year .
Hany : I'll talking with Baba in that subject He is now a member in congress and He can get you here or at a city nearest home .
Me : I hope that .
Fefe : fares drive us nearest Teba mall .
Me : Okay .
and after two days I phoned Hany and He succeeded to got Me a date to met His father next day at 7 a.m. to discussing with Hem about My college transferring I thanked Hem and I asked about Shady and He told Me that Shady took a training in a Police Office under His Police Academy training . and in the next day at 7 o'clock I was sat dawn with Hany and Shady Father on a breakfast .
Hany and Shady Father to Me when He drank coffee : then you want to transferring near home ?
Me : yes .
Hany and Shady Father : but I know the Tanta University president He is My friend and it's not far just one hour from here . What's your opinion?
Me : Okay .
Hany and Shady Father : take this is My personal card you will go to Hem now and give Hem this card He got knew about your problem and He will supporting you I phoned Hem last night and He waiting you today . take the card .
Me after I took the card : thank you uncle . and I took My car and went to Tanta City and when I arrived to Tanta University president office I gave the card to His secretary and She told Me that He was waiting Me and She entered Me to His office and She introducing Me to Hem .
He welcomes Me and told Me to went to the faculty of arts students affairs manager and He got knew with your problem and will helping you to solving it .
I thanked Hem very much and went directly to the college and I met the students affairs manager and He required from Me to travelling to Qena to got a transferring letter from the students affairs there to complete My transferring documents . on the next day I took the train to Qena he wither at that time was too hot and I went to the college students affairs and I succeeded to captured the transferring letter with very hard but the students affairs manager required from Me to signed the letter from Asyoute University president and His office located at City of Asyout .
I went to the train station and bought a ticket to Asyoute but the train would moved at 3 p.m I found My self had a time to went to the flat and when I arrived I knocked the door I found there were no one in the flat I knocked on hajj. Atef door He opened to and when I remembered Hem with Me He welcomed Me very much and I asked Hem about Bassem and Hossam . He said Bassem travelled to Dubai after He finishing examination to spent a summer vocation with His family and Hossam lived on Loxur beside His work and He came to college occasionally and He gave Me 150 pounds the price I was paid to rent a bed in His flat and I took it from Hem and I thanks Hem very much and told Hem that I would back home after that I ate in the restaurant lady finger tajeen and I took the train to Asyoute I arrived about 7. 30 p.m and I asked a person in Asyoute station about a Hotel . He said to Me there were a Hotel behind the station and warning Me that they found a bomb in the station yesterday but the Police stopped it works . I bought a ticket on a next day train to Cairo that day was Sunday and I went to Badr Hotel I found it very good and I told to My self the Police must secured the station and every thing surround it included the Hotel . I rent a room for one night and I got some rest and at 9 p.m I went to find a restaurant to ate but I surprised that Asyoute was a big City with night clubs and many Hotels and restaurants I ate a sandwiches and cola and back to Hotel and in the early morning about 8 a.m. I went to the University president office and the secretary signed it from the University president and after that I got the train it was five stars train to Cairo and on the next day I went to Tanta and gave he letter to the students affairs manager and He said to Me that the University would sent to the Asyoute University required all My documents and when it arrived I would be a new student in department of English an asked Me to took a rest until 15 / 9 / 1994 .
The first year in faculty of arts Tanta university moved very easy even My father won to sold My car from the first time I could be in Tanta because all My family scared from Me to made a crash on the road between Cairo and Tanta . and on the day on the last of the first year I went to Tanta to saw My studying year conclusion I standing on the college blackboard I found My self succeeded but with two subjects that means I should spent at Tanta another year and I couldn't transferring to Cairo regarded to the Universities Law . in that time I met a friend from Tanta City and He was looking to His conclusion too and He was succeeded and He invited Me to drank a cola because of that vocation .
Adel : why you don't get the department of Social Sciences it's very easy I successes as a peas of cake .
Me : I don't know . I'm now between the devil and the deep sea . My family will regarding Me as a black sheep because I fall to transferring to Ain Shams University .
Adel : I got knew a big wheel girl when I was came . We can make a group from the beginning of this year .
Me : Okay .
3 / 1996
I went to the college and I met Adel and His friends Samy and Ola from the department of History and Mayada from the department of French and Farah from the department of Social Science . We made a group and every day after We finished our lectures We went to Kentucky to got dinner and We spent a happy time together with laughing and eating and in some day the college announced about a journey to Dahab and Sharm El Sheikh Cities . We all recorded our names and paid the fee to went to that journey but after a while We surprised that the journey schedule declared with our girls names without our names that means that the college directive choosed our girls group to spent a journey with a different persons without us and that burned us up. We went to Kentucky and We made assembly .
Farah : We will drag out our money .
Mayada : yes . We drag out our money .
Ola : We can make this journey alone .
Me : you mean We will travelling to Dahab together .
Ola : Yes .
Adel : I'll get something to eat .
Samy : take Me with you I'm hungry .
Me : I have a friend working at Dahab and I can phone Hem to preparing to our journey .
Farah : Okay . We went together tomorrow to the youth care office and drag out our money and We will travelling to Dahab next Saturday . you'll be ready Fares . you have three days .
Me : yes . I'll phone My friend today . yes I'll be ready .
and every one of us back to His home with anger feeling .
Mayada with Ola on phone : you will be travelling this journey .
Ola : sure .
Mayada with low voice : but what I telling to My Mother ?
Ola : you can telling Her that We will travelling with college . I'll telling My mother that .
Mayada : Okay . see you tomorrow . bye .
Ola : bye .
Mayada with Farah on phone : you will telling your mother that you will travelling with the college ?
Farah : No . I don't care I'll telling Her that I'll travelling with My friends .
Ola : Okay . see you tomorrow .
Farah : make a phone with Fares and asking Hem what He will preparing .
Mayada : you better phone Hem .
Ola : No . I felt that He admired with you .
Mayada with laugh : Okay I'll phone Hem . bye .
Mayada with Me on phone when I was reading My lectures : how are you ?
Me : fine .
Mayada : what you are doing about the journey ?
Me : I phoned My friend on His work and He told Me that We can spent at Dahab in Camp Mohamed Ali it good enough .
Mayada : what you are doing now ?
Me : thinking of you .
Mayada with laugh : I'll see you tomorrow . bye .
Me : bye.
and on the next day We all went to the youth care office and We drag out our money that cause stopped the college journey . and after that We went to Kentucky .
Adel : then We will travelling to Dahab at Saturday ?
Me : yes . We will take the bus from Cairo and We will be spending on Camp Mohamed Ali .
and they all agree for that and in Saturday night I was waiting the group in the Dahab bus station at Cairo and the group came on date but I surprised from Farah that She got Her cousin son Hesham with Her and She let Me knew that He would came with us I welcomed with Hem and I found Ola got a big heavy bag . I asked Her for that bag She said that all in this bag were a foods Cannes .
We were bought tickets and We found us at the end of the bus . I sat down beside Mayada . and Adel sat down beside Ola . and Samy and Hesham sat down beside Farah . We arrived to Sharm City after 7 hours and We rent microbus to Dahab City and We were very happy with views surrounding us . the mountains and the sea and We stopped in a Police point station near Dahab . the police man asked Me about what We were doing ? I told Hem that We were in journey to Dahab and He never commented and opened the road gate to Dahab .
We arrived Dahab about 7 a.m. and We rent two rooms for 6 days in Camp Mohamed Ali located at Al Masbat Beach . room with bath to girls and beside room with bath for boys . each of us got in His room and a after a while I found knocking on the door . Adel asked Me to opened because I was nearest from the door and after I opened I found Mayada wore beach clothes and She asked us to wore a beach clothes to went to the beach fastlly . We all wore beach clothes and I found Farah and Ola wore beach clothes too . I felt that I was in California or New York . We spent a very happy time with playing and swimming . the sun shining and the wither very good and quite hot and there were Europeans swimming too and after We finishing playing We went to our rooms and every one took a shower and after I finished I dressed safari clothes and I got out from the room first . I found Ola and Mayada with safari clothes preparing for dinner with opening a foods Cannes .
Ola asked Me to got a towel from them bath room ? I went to bath room and I knocked on door because I was not found Farah in room I opened the bath room door to got a towel but I found Farah starting to took a shower without clothes . I said sorry and closed the door and got back to Ola and Mayada .
Ola asked Me where was the towel ? I told Her that I found Farah in bath room . She said okay I would went to got it . and after that We all got a dinner together out of our rooms and after that We went to took a rest .
at 7 p.m. We got out to walking at Al Masbat beach and it was very crowded with Europeans and We spent at Napoleon cafeteria located on beach . and We got a cola and tea . I sat down beside Mayada and I catch Her Hand and She sleeping on My left shoulder .
Me : I admired with you .
Mayada : Me too .
Adel : I love you Ola .
Ola : I knew you love Me from the first time I met you .
Farah to Hesham : I don't want to drink cola .
Hesham : okay I drink it .
Samy to Hesham : if you want My tea I never mind ?
Hesham : no thanks .
and on the next day We went to the Blue Hole area and We got back to our rooms and sometimes We ate from Ola Cannes and sometimes We went out to took a dinner in a restaurant and some day on the afternoon I got back to the room to got bath after I left Mayada out sat down on beach with Samy and Hesham . I opened the room door I found Adel and Ola in a sexual position kissing each other but with all them clothes .
Adel with low voice : what do you want Fares ?
Me : I just came to get a bath . and I got in bath room and after I finished . I found them in the same position . I asked Adel about Farah .
Ola with low voice : you can find Her in coiffeur .
Me : I thought Her with you . and I left to sat down on beach with Mayada and Samy and Hesham and after a while Farah came to us with a new hair form and after Adel and Ola came to joining us and on the next day We travelled to Sharm City and We spent a nice time at Nama bay and We spent at Sharm City until the night and back to Dahab and every day We went to a different place I got enough with Mayada hand and in the shark's bay I told Her that I loved Her and She told Me She loved Me very much .
Me : but I'm still studying .
Mayada : you can looking for a work and after We finishing studying We can marriage .
Me : I'll do My best .
Mayada : We have a big project We have industrial company and flat in Alexandria .
Me : I try to find a work in tourism I don't know any thing about industry .
Mayada : I'll supporting you .
and after that We got back to our Homes and We met each other in the college and after We finished sometimes We went to Kentucky and sometimes We changed to Pizza Hot under Farah request . and the days goes on and We met each other little and little and the friendship closed with Me and Mayada and We talking each other on phone every day and sometimes We frustrated and stayed away months and after We met and back to phone each other .
Mayada to Me on phone : I'll spend on Ras Al Bar a few days .
Me : can I meet you there ?
Mayada : sure I'll stay at 101 street , I'll meet you there tomorrow on beach beside poll 's cafeteria at 4 p.m.
Me : Okay .
and in the same day I got a phone from shady told Me that He was at Ras Al Bar at 35 street I told Hem that I would came tomorrow and He welcomed with Me . and after I arrived to Shady and Hany villa at 12.30 p.m. I found many friends of Her father came to the villa and I found the situation very crowded . I told Shady and Hany that I got a date at 4 p.m. and I must went to rent a room in any Hotel and We made a deal to met at 10 p.m to let them knew about My Hotel room place . I found a Motel near beach and I rent a single room for 6 days and I went to Mayada date .
Me : how are you ?
Mayada : fine .
Me : I rent a room in a Motel near a beach . that room remembered Me with Dahab days .
Mayada : is that far from here .
Me : no .
Mayada : take Me there I want to see that room .
Me : okay .
and I took Her walking hand in hand on a beach until We arrived to the room . and We got in the room and She sat down on bed . I closed the door and sat down beside Her and I started to kissing Her . We entered to a respecting sexual relationship without lay . and She came to My room about 7 times on 3 days and some day afternoon after She left My room got out with safari clothes to got some thing to ate but some one stopped Me on the front of the street and told Me to got a way from Mayada or He banishing Me I found My self fighting with Hem and I recognized that He had a three men hiding and they involved in to the fighting against Me .
the ambulance took Me to the Mansoura Emergency Hospital and spent there 3 days black and blue with broken right leg and from that time I took a decision that I will never visited that City until the end of My life . Shady and Hany bringing Me back home with My bag .
and after I arrived home when I'm on bed with broken leg I got a phone from Mayada speaking from Ras Al Bar City .
Mayada : where are you ? I went to the room several times I didn't find you !
I told Here what was going on and She surprised and asked Me to told Her about that person shape I told Her that He was short and in a fourth of age and had a three strongest men .
Mayada : I did not knew Hem .
Me : it's okay I'm fine . take care of your self .
and after that She was called Me every Day and every week and every month and She told Me that Her family got knew about us and they want to marriage Her and She refused .
and after that We met in college and ones day We invited to our friend Abdul Azez birthday on a cafeteria at Tanta . I told Her that She went with Farah and Ola and I followed after I finished an important lecture . and in a lecture I met My colleague Mona and I took from Her civilization book to wrote the doctor notes I messed . and I left to the birthday and I found all group there I sat down beside Mayada and after half of hour I left to home because I got a stomach trouble and at 5 o'clock I got a phone from Mona asking Me to delivered the book to Her father store in Tanta because She forgot Her sheet in book and the last time to delivered it to the doctor office tomorrow morning I said okay . I remembered that I forgot the book with Mayada . I phoned Her many times but the phone was busy . I remembered that She told Me that Her brother entered to the internet with phone and spent many hours . I found the hour quite 6. 30 p.m. I thought that I have no car and I couldn't find good train to Tanta if I late and Mayada may be never came to college tomorrow early . I decided to went to Mayada home in Tanta and bringing the book to delivered to Mona's father . I arrived to Mayada home at 8. 30 p.m. I was crying on his brother name from the street but He never responding . I went to the third flour and knocked on Mayada bell one short time and got back about three meters I found Her mother opened .
Mayada's Mother : what ?
Me : is Waleed here ?
Mayada's Mother : No .
Me : I'm Fares .
Mayada's Mother : come get in .
Me : thanks . I just forgot an important book with Mayada and I need it now .
Mayada's Mother : come get in .
I was entered and the shy full of Me and I sad down in a chair near the door . and after a while Mayada's Mother gave Me cola in cup an sad down on front of Me and I drank cola because I was very thirstiness and tired .
Mayada's Mother : Mayada is not here .
Me : what ?
Mayada's Mother : what do you want ?
Me : I forgot important book and it wasn't for Me .
Mayada's Mother : what do you want from Her ?
Me with low voice : I want to marry Her.
Mayada's Mother : what do you are working ?
Me : student . and Her what She is working ?
Mayada's Mother : student .
Me : it's okay .
Mayada's Mother with sharply : get out from My home .
I got a great shock and I was running to the door trying to open it but Mayada's Mother with sharply standing behind Me and crying get out from My home , get out from My home , get out from My home , get out from My home and finally I succeeded to open the door and I was running to the street and got a taxi to train station and when I arrived to My home I found My self very tired and I couldn't move My left leg and My left hand I told to my mother that I'm tired and She called a doctor immediately .
The Doctor ordered My family to gave Me a rest and after one month My healthy goes better My father gave Me a luxury sun glasses and money to went to the college and I went to the college next day and I went to the theatre and got two lectures and when I met Mona I told He I was very sorry about your book I was in bed in that time and She told Me that she paid a new one early in that day and gave the sheet to the doctor office I tried to gave her the book price and She refused and She told Me that She was happy to saw Me I left Her to the canteen to bought a bottle of water to took a medicine .
I found Mayada came with new person and standing nearest Me and She spoke loudly with that person .
Mayada : We have a big project We have industrial company and flat in Alexandria .
I got knew that She would marriage that person and I got a bottle of water and I took My medicine and left a college to Cairo and I bought a Mobile line and a Mobile phone it was a very new thing in that time 10 / 1998 .
after that I was transferred to Cairo University by advise from Lawyer. and in ones day I phoned Farah on Her home land line and I asked Her about Mayada and She told Me that She was marriage and soaking in marriage I said to Her I want to seeing you always better and I said good bye .
8 / 2012
My father : turn your air condition low the electric bill came with 700 pounds .
Me : what ! it is too expensive ! what we can do with that hot wither ?
My father : make it on 24 degree .
Me : Okay , I'll immigrate to Montreal !
My father : Montreal ?!
Me : even if I'm American !
My father : but you didn't knew French ?
Me : I try to learn .
My father : I want to tell you some thing ( and He entered and standing in front of Me ) and said : I want to tell you a secret .
Me : secret !
My Father : I got a green card during My staying in America .
Me : What ? but You didn't told Me all that time ?
My Father : its My life secret .
Me : O'My GOD You didn't told Me when I'm suffering if You told Me I could got one bequest from You .
My Father : It’s a secret .
Me : Okay , I'll get one and then traveled to Canada , it’s a secret too don't tell any one about My life story and My Green Card I want start a new life without all that Memories , My last word to You .
" THANK YOU AMERICA "
My Father : You Welcome .