I Pray for a Better World

Submitted by guest blogger, Khadija Mohsin “We all bleed red!” they say. Yet this ideology gets blown away by the wind When they come into contact with one who is perceived to be lesser than them     …

Poem: For Palestine. Again.

What does it mean, really, when we say: We are Palestine When we change our Facebook profiles for a week or two When we post dark images on Instagram and write moving paragraphs as captions, trying to…

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’…