Category Archives: Poetry and Prose

Peace in the madness 

Today is the last day of Ramadan which means tomorrow is Eid, God willing. It is important to remember that the last 10 days of Ramadan hold an extra special meaning and to pray on the odd nights gives you … Continue reading

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What Just Happened?

“Come over tonight and we can watch a movie?” “Sure which one?” “We can decide when you get over.” Joe put his phone down. He picked up his keys and was out the door in a few moments. On the … Continue reading

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Jihad

Sara paced outside alone in the cold dark. Her head was filled with dark conflicting thoughts. Sara: Just leave me alone Sary. I know how I feel. Sary: No you don’t that is why I am here. I tell you … Continue reading

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The Truth

Jason sat opposite Amir on the train home. They had spent the day in the city meeting up with friends and doing some casual shopping. It had been a great day filled with fun and laughter, only now, as the … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Friend

The following story is based on true events   Sometimes people come into our lives just when we need them the most. We don’t always know why and we don’t really need too. It is there warmth that shows us … Continue reading

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A kiss from a coward

This piece was inspired by the painting ‘Les Deux saltimbanques’ – Pablo Picasso. I have written it in the perspective of the girl who looks directly at the viewer with sadness in her eyes. Here I am again; sitting beside … Continue reading

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