A dear friend

  The sun is high and it glares down on me, baking me with its heat. Who in the right mind will go to beach at this hour? Me. Of course, me. I throw the rocks with as much force as I can and watch as it splashes and vanishes in the raging waves. I … Continue reading A dear friend

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Love

I search the whole world for a love so true, Only to have knives thrown at me, And it cuts me right through I searched for love in the crowds of people, I searched for one who stays through thick and thin, Only to return, disappointed, appalled, As they pushed me away and told me … Continue reading Love

Zahra

I stare at my paper. The word neatly written, line by line. Equally spaced, keywords and main points I should remember are nicely highlighted. A minute pass then another. The words starts to blur as my mind takes me to a different world. I am sitting on a fluffy cloud, enjoying the breathtaking view of … Continue reading Zahra

Dandelion

  I close my eyes and breathe in the air. Fresh. The icy cold breeze blows gently caressing my face. I open my eyes to see the sun just rising up. ‘Alhamdulillah’, I whisper my gratitude to my Lord. The land stretches far to the horizon where the sun meets the grass. A few feet … Continue reading Dandelion

Healing

  That's it. I have made a decision. Standing right at the entrance, I decided to sneak through and head to that beautiful place. Protected by guards at night but I knew I just had to do it. I walk and look around to see if someone will stop me. A guard passes by but … Continue reading Healing