Before The War Came

hiraeth(n.)   a homesickness for a home to which you cannot return, a home which maybe never was; the nostalgia, the grief, the yearning for the lost spaces of your past. “Go back to where you came from!” I wish I could. But my home is burning. And I’m aching for the beautiful place my home […]

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I Have Been There Before

  I have been there before. This was the first thought I had as I woke up. I have been there before. That, and the smell of metal. The way your hands would smell when you hold a metal pole for too long. Damn, I’m getting nostalgic about metal poles. But it’s been so long […]

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Ramadan Diary: Day 29

Last day of Ramaddaaannn! It has been one heck of a month and yet it went by too soon. Getting ready for Eid. Currently applying Henna on my right hand, which means typing with only one hand and relying on AutoCorrect to not let me down. This is the last post in the Ramadan Diary […]

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Ramadan Diary:Day 28

Y’all pray for me, ain’t nothing wrong with me just need your prayers. Also I’m trying to get skin-ready for Eid, so a prayer that I wake up on Eid with clear skin will be highly appreciated. How I look for Eid makeup ideas and inspirations on Pinterest knowing that I’m going to stick to […]

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Ramadan Diary: Day 26

me during Taraweeh: what rakah are we on? brain: via KnowYourMeme I was bored yesterday so I tried to swatch my mother’s eyeshadow palette. It is one of the drug store ones, you know, the ones which lack pigmentation but make up for it by their shimmer? And they come with the standard sponge brush? […]

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