blasphemy

And when Allah said to the angels, “Prostrate to that which we have created” The first man. Adam. Satan looked at him and damn, fell head over heels in love. Satan’s love made of fire and light sparked off Adam’s skin like clay They bent for each other in other ways. The night before their […]

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Song Mood Board #4- Praying, Kesha

For today’s Mood Board, I’ve decided to repost one my favourite poems (self – hype much??) called ‘They Have Killed My Country and Murdered My God” \you brought the flames and you put me through hell // They have killed my country and murdered my God and called it collateral damage. They have buried my […]

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The Idea of Home

This essay is a self-analysis of possibly my best poem so far, Before the War Came. I have always been drawn to the idea of ‘home’, in all its physical, literary, metaphorical, and symbolic meanings. This may have come from my own experiences in moving home and countries, which may have led to a strong […]

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He treated her like she was his sun. An important part of his life. Without her, his day didn’t begin. 

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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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