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Woman by Manayer Abdullah

December 2, 2012 by

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         Dear women of the world, I send you this message out and clear, showing you the truth no one ever dared to speak. In here, I promise to tell you the truth and nothing but the truth. I won’t pick my words wisely, I won’t even think of them either. The truth is the […]

Woman by 7ala Abdullah

December 1, 2012 by

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To my yet-to-be-conceived daughter. When they tell you that you have a void in your pants in place of your independence, you will tell them that your independence lies in the creases of your fingertips and at the tip of your tongue. When they tell you that there’s a bulge in your chest in place […]

Woman by Mashael Al Blehed

December 1, 2012 by

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I am a woman. A woman: just a prefix to a man. I am sidelined; removed and easily replaced but I am still capable of retracing my footsteps and replaying my mistakes. I can rethink my position and rewrite every scenario. I am ostracised; mislead, mistreated and I misbehave but more than anything, I am […]

Woman by Mimi

December 1, 2012 by

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Woman, You shaped my world… But woman, you broke it. You had the stars of all the galaxies poured into your eyes, So you can see; dreamy Woman, you may build a universe But you sure know how to suffocate it. In your purest form you are beautiful, But with all these masks you are […]

Woman by Alanoud Zouman

December 1, 2012 by

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Let’s talk about beauty. A beauty embodied in one woman. It possessed her at first; began to eat her up day by day. Eyes of men joined the feast with marvellous scrutiny and she despised what she thought was a blessing. A symbol of sex; not one with feelings to be felt or thoughts; only […]

Woman by Najood Al Terkawi

November 27, 2012 by

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January 2012   “You are beautiful”. Three words I’ve been longing to hear my entire life. At the age of 17, those three words could’ve saved me. No one knew how to utter them because they were taught that beauty is measurable. The units of measurement are defined by gender and how much you fit […]

Woman by Nora Abdullah

November 27, 2012 by

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We are women. There’s you, me and her. She lives with her heart on the ground beat, run over and almost dead. She lies because she doesn’t recognize the truth anymore. She let you down, but that’s the only direction she knows. Shattered pieces of glass left behind. There’s not much of her now. She […]