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War by 7ala Abdullah

May 20, 2013 by

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To my former lovers I want to say: I take it back. From the love letters and the notes scribbled on napkins to every syllable I have ever uttered, from the stolen glances and the hands held under tables, to the kisses raw with lust, this is me officially dissolving everything. Even when my hands […]

War by Meshael Al Blehed

May 20, 2013 by

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Your boots stood towering by the door. Skyscrapers mirroring your very stature. They explain the heaviness in your step. I am not fully awake until the third time a nightmare drags me from the bliss of sleep or oblivion. But I wake to greet the sight of your boots. With each pull of consciousness they move in- […]

War by Raghad Rijraji

May 20, 2013 by

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The boys were just boys who were often told by their fathers that they could be whomever they wanted to be and take whatever they wanted to take because they were invincible power machines. And so the boys grew up to become men, forces, gods, they were tidal waves of animalistic instinct; lust broke them […]

War by Nora Abdullah

May 20, 2013 by

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You have started battles within me.   My love for you is a war.   I am fighting the hurt. The longing. The depression.   I am fighting, and I have grown tired of battling myself. Restricting myself. I am deranged, battered bruised and scarred.   I have grown tired, and I am afraid of […]

War by Mimi

May 20, 2013 by

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Yesterday, I read your old letters. I screamed “fuck you” so loud I think the neighbours might have heard.   I am what is left of your shackles, I was broken when I met you, and I thought you mended me, lover.   But I caved the second you left me.   I have swallowed […]

War by Rania Ghazal

May 20, 2013 by

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It was never love you declared to me It was war For 36 months I heard gunshots And never knew where the sounds were coming from On the day I finally learned to grow a pair of wings You ripped them off and anchored me to the ground I used to lift my shirt up […]

War by Maha Al Mazrou

May 20, 2013 by

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  Between the layers of my mind, a duality exists, Two beings fighting for their own character, feeling unsatisfied with occupying the same existence. Constantly arguing hotly about me like if I was a chattel, and battling regularly for whom will keep control over my personality. And I sit silently by, cross-legged, a little bit […]