As a passionate and pensive child, I spent my childhood years relishing the majestic mountains and the beguiling ocean of my native Beirut. My love for writing is akin to that of my father, a linguist specialist and an English professor. "All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind." Khalil Gibran could not have said it better. I am most privileged to share his roots. I am also a Shakespeare and Milton partisan. Please visit me at