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I/We by 7ala Abdullah

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The places in your heart love leaves, darkness enters, she says. We’ve all seen it slither in, filling voids by creating new ones. I nod this time. She says it might be our fault. We’re the ones with our eyes so open, we haven’t tasted sleep in decades. Not everyone is like this. We see […]

I/We by D.

March 3, 2015 by

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We wear each other’s skin like one another’s over-sized shirts. When it’s too dark, she’ll wear me like a home she wove herself into. Our flesh is accidentally sewn as one. When she burns her tongue in the kitchen, mine will sting from the couch. We’ll taste one another like cherry whine somewhere in the middle. This is […]

I/We by Elham Ghanimah

March 3, 2015 by

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I.. I.. never noticed darling that you were so fragile and afraid.. You are conflicted with matters of the heart, while matters of the mind is what really matters. There is a road that I am always walking.. reminiscent.. Of history of course.. *humph* what else.. Of history, repeating itself in that monotonous.. Look.. Misery. […]

I/We by Shahd

March 3, 2015 by

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I promise you, I was never late before but when it came to you, walls of fear blocked my way, misguided me, I was lost in a maze … and when I finally reached the other side, you were gone … So I realised for the first time I was late… I fell on my […]

I/We by Shereen

March 3, 2015 by

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Before I begin, I’d like to quote Hemingway and prove him erroneous. He said “There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit down to a typewriter and bleed.” But I’ve spent about two months and a few days gushing blood out of me along every heartbeat, without words falling out. What have I done wrong? […]

I/We by Dona

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Will you still find me intriguing when you realize that my mind would mindlessly go around in circles entangled by its own making? I’m a maze that even I can’t tell the way around; I simply let it guide me. I often stare down at words, unable to know what to make out of them, […]