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Sounds by Dona

November 16, 2015 by

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You said “please”, don’t leave a trace, you anticipated me gone before I even came. You push for silence, and you don’t know that your heart beats louder than anything. It beats; slow, strong, independent and sad. Like a deja vu of a past life and you were already lost before it started. Like a […]

Sounds by Khawla

November 16, 2015 by

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There came a sound far reaching and loud and it greatly scared the whole town It thundered and hollered and the folks were buzzled since the source they searched for, was nowhere to be found It was hard to capture what the sound was after and it loudly went off for some time After a […]

Seven Deadly Sins by 7ala Abdullah

October 12, 2015 by

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When you left, I wanted to come with you. I think about it still, every breath I take an inconvenience. When I see you in my sleep, you tell me hearing this makes you sad. In my dreams, you tell me to remember only the good times but when you left, my heart, everything good […]

Seven Deadly Sins by Meera

October 12, 2015 by

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We’ve been told “never play with fire; it’ll burn you” But we’ve never been taught how to betray the cravings behind wanting to touch it! How to flout the desire to touch the flaming fire to cross our fingers through its light when we know it will burn the tips of our acquitted fingers, and […]

I/We by 7ala Abdullah

March 3, 2015 by

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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 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 […]