To move with a fluid energy, and move about as if on air, would be nice. To avoid distasteful collisions, and swing your spirit all around, would be nice. To speak with finesse, and exist in pure elegance, would be nice. No mistakes, would be nice. But true grace comes into play with how [...]


I'm fascinated by the idea of writing things backwards. For this reason, I'll kindly request that you don't take this as morbidly as it may seem. What would I say to the world when I am no longer a part of it? Death has come upon me and because I wouldn't be able to type [...]


It seems unimaginable to be at peace these days. For those who have managed it, I congratulate you. For me, it's been Ramadan, reading, and reflection. Ramadan has brought with it a stroke of tranquility that differs from previous years. Us Muslims, we needed Ramadan this year. We needed it badly. Despite the moral pollution, [...]


What is it that fills you with such enigmatic passion that unfolds in a matter of days and fizzles just as quickly as it boiled within you? It was a want, a need to do something. Be something. It consumed your every thought and you whispered its name with your every breath. You shuddered at the feeling [...]

Every routine gets stale

But what happens when avoiding routine becomes your routine? And you ache for some kind of security Yet you know that security will bore you And it seems like you waste your days with indecision Yet the unpredictability is what you live for And each moment of spontaneity thrills you Yet leaves you mentally fatigued until [...]

Notes from my phone

So many noises. Too many sounds. All I can hear is people talking; conversing; laughing But it's too loud Here they talk about a magazine There they talk about a television show Somewhere they talk about Facebook Over there they talk about Tinder Some talk about the Kardashians Others talk about Trump Talking and talking [...]

Vivid gray

If you're going to bring me flowers today Let them be gray So they don't take away from your vibrant presentation   If the clouds are rolling about today Let them be gray So they don't take away from the wind and its animation   When your hairs are tired from styling and braiding Let [...]