Saturday, March 29, 2008


I see the shock on their faces. They look back at me for an explanation and I just close my eyes and take off, knowing that I'm part of it.
I walk away, leaving them alone burried in their misfortune. As I walk out I start tasting my own poison and my body drowns in the toxin of my doings.

"It's two hours, just two hours, maybe less" , I keep saying to myself but that never helped me feel less guilty. I leave them alone to live with it, with all the disgust and confusion that comes with it and I stay out of it in this world where croaches have bigger hearts than humans.

To all the people who decided to do housekeeping for my apartment over the past few years, I'm sorry for what I've made you go through.


Qwaider قويدر said...

HAHHAAHA!!! ya 7aram! :)

I -sometimes- do feel the same for the cleaning lady, others I feel ashamed and actually clean up before she shows up :)

za3tar said...

wow, you guys have cleaning ladies ?!

7aki Fadi said...


You should pay them double :-P

Summer said...

Do not feel bad about it...remember, it is her job to clean after others and your dirt is no exception. She better do a good job at it or she is not worthy of being your cleaning lady!
I am pretty sure she might not be too happy cleaning your home but its a way to make a living for her.

Hani Obaid said...

When I lived alone in a Montreal apartment, I would have someone come in every couple of weeks to clean, and it was painful.

When I moved to Amman, I had to get used to having a maid all the time, and at first I wouldn't let her do anything for me. Now I'm just so used to having everything be spotless, I'm afraid what will happen if I live alone again!

lost within said...

I thought u were talking of a dying patient and his family ! LOL !
alla y3een ur cleaning lady !

sharifo said...

damart-hom !

Hareega said...

Qwaider, all y3eenhom kulhom

za3tar.. you need them every once in a while

7aki fadi... i do!

summer... obviously you can't imagine how my apartment looks like, but I agree someone's gotta do some ugly jobs

hani obaid, yep it's difficult to be used having a clean place. Fortunately I'm not there yet!

lost within, thanks!

sharifo, yep!

Sophia said...

For a while, I thought that cleaning your apartment, is just like a suicidal attempt.
And What will you do after you get married ? :) hehehe

Hareega said...

sophia, there's a good reason i'm single
good to see you back

sophia said...

hehehe :-) ....
Thanks, and have a nice weekend.

Anonymous said...

Could have never seen that coming. Hilarious, Hareega. I'm enjoying your blog.


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