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The World by Haifa Al Shogiran

May 29, 2011 by

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It was one of those peaceful May afternoons, a warm breeze wafted by carrying the sweet fragrance of jasmine mixed with the smell of freshly mown grass. Her high-heeled feet gracefully strolled the streets, her hazel eyes shining, anticipating a meeting mere minutes away But the magic didn’t last, for he was not alone. Sinking […]

The World by Abeer Al Juaithen

May 29, 2011 by

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I am a rock. I encounter a fleet of in retching magic in my direction. And I welcomingly drown within it. Within the endless possibilities, impossible. Sitting atop a cold, cruel, distant rock, glowing towards plaint earth, I stare at the glamorously blended colors the steal greens and vibrant blues. So little I am, sitting […]

The World by 7ala Abdullah

May 22, 2011 by

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Look. Don’t leave an inch unpondered. Stare at it all; stare at your bumps and bruises. Stare at your flaws and imperfections; your scars and your voids. Stare at your worn-out hands; those hands you used to build and break – to hold and to push. Look at your cuts, look at how they bleed […]

The World by Shaima Saleh

May 22, 2011 by

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“A little bit more black here…” She said while gripping the black marker with her long, lanky fingers. She vigorously filled that piece of paper with dark shades; shades that mirrored the void in her soul, shades that brought her pathetic existence comfort. She wanted that picture to be an exact representation of herself. She […]

The World by Wawy

May 22, 2011 by

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“It’s time, Laura.” Billy said. He was scared. He was only 8. “Okay, I’ll bring the box” I told him. I took out a big box from the cupboard and placed it next to Billy on the bed, I reached in and took out a big snow-globe. It had two people lying on a field […]

The World by Meshael Al Blehed

May 22, 2011 by

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The world, a tightly wound clock that ticks with studied movements. So refined and intricate, no detail is left without inspection. Ironic how it looks like a complete mess. Afflicted with an endless onslaught of chaos and disarray. It’s amazing the perspective you gain when you realize your insignificance. A few steps back and everything […]

The World by Norah Al Eisa

May 22, 2011 by

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Someone once asked me; “What is your view of the world?” to which I had answered; “Is that a rhetorical question?!”. Whether it is or not, it did make me think. Lying on the grass, staring at all the pretty stars at night. I wonder how many stars there are. I wonder how many ants […]