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Muses And Metaphor: Egyptian Poet 'Spins A Word-Shaped Web'

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Tell Me More celebrates National Poetry Month with the 'Muses and Metaphor' series — where listeners submit their own poems via Twitter. Today's tweet comes from listener Yahia Lababidi.
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