An Open Letter to the Broken Hearted

We all have our own paths to tread – our own mistakes to make – our own lessons to learn. This is your path, no one else’s. These are your lessons, no one else’s. So learn them by heart. Do you remember how it had all begun? This world did not leave you; it was […]

The Sweet Pain of Love

I was sixteen then. She must be merely in her early twenties. I would see her daily on the college bus. A loner and extremely mysterious, she had something so special about her that I, despite my bubbly self, couldn’t help but notice her. Clad in black from head to toe, she used to uncover […]

Fantasies

After hours of sitting on the floor, taking sabaq, I heard my mother’s voice in my head, “You should move around a bit before you turn into an elephant.” Not that I hate elephants, but a sharp pain in my feet convinced me to take a walk within my house. The target was simple: get […]