Poem: To My Sister

  To my sister Who feels like she has just woken up Half-past “too-late” On the timeline of everyone else’s Expectations Somehow she’s not rested though Her muscles and her min…

Poem: Move

Blood boiling No Churning in my veins Over and over inside and out Gut squeezed Lungs caved They’re back The Nazis are back. Truth be told they’d never Left But here they are in open daylight Angry ey…

Poem: Thinking…

There’s a bustling silence roaring through my ears The sound of quiet intoxicates my mind The serenity of silence speaks and I am thinking These rumbling thoughts send contemplation screaming through …

Poem: Beirut, Lebanon

Written by Sarah Haidar This poem speaks of the intersectionality in such a diverse country in the Middle East and about the beauty in Lebanon between the fighting   Leaning on the roof, and you’…

Poem: Porcelain Doll

Written by Mina Khan. They tell you a woman’s beauty is found in her fragility A delicately wrapped masterpiece made up of desirability, fertility, nobility, and possibility. Armoured with a self defe…

Poem: An Answered Dua

Written by Kesya Adhalia. And it’s boiling inside me A convinction that is always buried by distractions I am trying to count the craters in the moon But the most faint glisten of a star Pulls m…

Poem: Love

I’ve imagined a land where Love can breathe, so inhale me these lovely dreams. Painted into reality, images only Love can see. I love Love for Love’s sake. I love Love for Allah’s sake. I love on maxi…