Icy Fiery Fires :)

 ICY ICY ICY BALLS ICY BALLS OF FIRE. For the days, when the cuts cut deeper, and the fires rage louder, the edges, get rougher, the feels? super-chill. so ice-burnt […]

P.S. I Love You

  To the daughter we shall say, at 20 something darling, you shall look back at the dreams the 16 year old had set out for you, and wonder what […]


Happily ever after?

…have patience with everything unresolved in your heart, and try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms, or books written in a very foreign language. Don’t search for the […]


Counting Stars

If they ask me,  how i spent my last year,  i will tell them,  ‘I was looking for Allah’. And if they wonder what I have gained out of this […]


Dear future Husband,

You got me thinking about how you look at 4 a.m and how much milk you pour in your coffee. You got me thinking about the color of your eyes, […]


There’s something about funerals. How funereal and sombre they are, the end of a life (not) lived, the beginning of the reality of one’s life, and for the loved ones […]


What does your phone say about you?

The touch screen age. I have recently been immersed in the whole frenzy of giving life meaning of leaving indelible marks on myspace here before i leave and not getting attached while […]

Finding home

Him: I was an alcoholic for ten years. For ten years, i drenched my liver in alcohol. Me: But why? Him: I sought answers my dear, answers. Me: In alcohol? […]



Forgive me, when i forget to remember that there is nothing worth rushing to lift my head off the ground when i kneel down to worship you, and so i […]

Ramadhan Mubarak!

In preparation for our beloved guest this year, and grattitude that we lived to at least experience the anticipation and longing for the month of Ramadhan i talked to a […]