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The bed of Procost

The bed of Procost

By :
Zinhom Elbadawy

Translated by :
Hassan Hegazy Hassan

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(In the Greek myth, it was told that a bandit called "Procost" had a bed where the victim slept after Procost had taken away everything he ( or she ) had, so what exceeded the bed he brutally cut it, and what was short he constricted it, so he was set to be the severe example of tyranny and cruelty).

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In legend, it is told that
Your bed, Procost , was
crazy, cruel and ruthless,
Does not know the meaning of freedom
Whoever exceeds it will be cut
 into various pieces
 and thrown to be food
For wild jungle dogs

In the legend it is told, Procost ,
That your concern,
With terrorism and annihilation
Do not spoil any issue of oppression


In legend, it is told that
Your dogs, Procost , are
Praising your life, day and night
And see you :
  The most worthy
Of leading humanity!

 
In the legend, it is told that
Your servants, Procost ,
Have made the free people :
  Traitors
And the traitor is the symbol
of patriotism!
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