Our Last Words

Amongst your confused, passionate pain, there was light peeking out supporting your foundation. Fear not, your hot tears that spilled over the surface, for the light will eventually burst and entirely illuminate you unable to contain your beauty.

–AH

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Soulmate

Your soul and mine, intertwined at our first meet A rush of wistful, passionate, consciousness An awareness that I exist And that you exist And the possibility of our simultaneous existence. A natural connection, instinctive As if my whole life, … Continue reading

Clear Our Minds: Focus. (Pt 2, AH)

September is usually a month of falling into an accustomed routine. Summer is over, school is in full swing, and life rolls by. However, in this routine I found myself becoming distracted and losing focus whether it be with my … Continue reading

Take Me Back

I wrote this a while back for the Chicago MAS 2013 Fundraising Dinner. Being in these blessed days of Dhul Hijja makes me yearn to go back to the most sacred place on earth. Having a spiritual high is so … Continue reading

Shades of Change: A Month of New Beginnings. Bismillah.

Inhaling air molecules. Hold it in; Pause. Blinking the blurry images swiftly across my vision. Buzzing sounds filtering through my ears. Rough surfaces scratching my fingers. Hard piece of candy sticking to my teeth. RELEASE it all- exhale the smell of … Continue reading

His [Not So Much] Better Whole

I wrote this short story about a year and a half ago, during my last semester of undergrad in the Creative Writing class I took. How do you interpret the story? I’ve misplaced my heart, he tells me. “Men are … Continue reading