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One story's a tour de force The "Missing Courier , a brilliantly original Holmes story crafted from a single stray line in one of the original stories.
One also finds stray lines of his poetry appearing in contemporary Egyptian novels and short stories, as in Ibrahim Farghali's Smiles of the Saints orYasser Abdellatif's " Country Train ," when the narrator says, "Recalling some lines of poetry by Amal Donqol-- At the village stations insomnia's trains pull in/ And the wings of dust draw up with the languor of imminence --I took to entertaining myself by repeating them and fancied I saw the train approaching, swaying indistinct through the darkness.
Then, apply some concealer around the lip area to clean up any stray lines.