Perfume

Your perfume is like an entity that I cannot describe A sort of illegal drug I inhale, giving off a rebellious vibe I wish you were with me, For now I am lost, But in the meadow I see a bloom of life and love; an ale cost. It is summer now, your memory fades…

DiBella Law Offices Scholarship 2017

As a Muslim woman who’s been the victim of racial discrimination and bullying, I hope to utilize this scholarship so a window is opened for me, allowing me to obtain opportunities to uncover the blanket of the mass media, revealing the oppression and social discrimination citizens face in the oppressed nations, conflicts such as: women…

Karbala: The Place of Sacrifice and Mercy

Around 1400 years ago, there was a man — a holy personality — who stood in front of an army of over 30,000 men, looking over the desert plains of Karbala with tears filled in his eyes. He had given up everything he had; from the crack of dawn he watched as his brothers, his…

‘Relish’

That sweet, angelic aroma, that velvety creamy texture melting upon the heat that encloses around it, it’s only a matter of time before the world is transformed into an ethereal gateway as all senses seem to vanish, but the taste remains everlasting.

Gracefulness

Maybe it’s the way the sparrow unfurls its wings and glides through the skies quietly. Maybe it’s the way the waves of the ocean overlap each other as they compete to hit the shore. Maybe it’s the way the clouds move in the sky; softly yet dangerously. Maybe it’s the way the gentle breeze flutters…

Majestic, Unstoppable, Victorious

Unstoppable. A woman that is walking down the street, juggling her toddler in one arm, a bag of groceries in another, her cellphone pressed against her ear as she continues to make calls to reassure her boss that she’ll send the paperwork in by tomorrow. She huffs in annoyance when her child’s whining becomes more…

Crisis: The Daily Post

Crisis. A simple six-lettered word, that leaves a powerful impact over an individual, hundreds of people, and even an entire nation. The term ‘crisis’ has been labeled for many different scenarios, and sometimes, it is utilized for situations that are greatly tragic and abominable, and other situations that are confusing and unnecessary, but yet understandable. People…

Sanctuary: The Daily Post

Sanctuary. A simple term used to describe an area of tranquility, serenity and sanity, and although the word and its definition are quite simple, the connotations are appalling and sometimes, even defensive. A sanctuary isn’t just a library, or a corner, or maybe even a park bench anymore, but yet a sanctuary now has become…

A Thousand Splendid Suns

A book that displays the powerful and underlying love a mother has for her child, and the unforgettable sense of protection a father has for his daughter, Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns has left me on the edge of my seat ever since the first chapter, with scenes that seem animalistic and treacherous, and scenes…