ACT 1: THREE WISHES I entered my cell at around 8:15 p.m. last night. Seconds later, the steel door behind me began to close itself. clinkclinkclinkclinkCLUNK! I hate that sound! I once glued grey strips of sponge across the entire edge of the door hoping that it would mute this awful sound, but... clinkclinkclinkclinkCLUNK! If … Continue reading THE ARABIAN NIGHT
Credit: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2169090-some-of-the-universes-first-stars-have-actually-been-seen/ Grains of sand Pebbles and stones Drops of rain Deserts and bones Blades of grass Suns and Moons Ancient trees Ice and dunes Soaring mountains Comets and stars Flowing fountain Venus and Mars Enchanting Universe One chance to give One blessing, one curse One life to live To read my story, click here: … Continue reading ENCHANTING UNIVERSE
I feel my soul surging Like a tidal wave Like a giant running forth Like a ferocious wind Like a wild stallion freed Earth below me trembling Ropes creaking from the tension Walls retreating in defeat There is no anger here No resentment No conceit To read my story, click here: The Boy and His … Continue reading TRIUMPH
"(On the Day of Judgement) The infant girl Who was buried aliveShall be asked For what crime was she murdered?" (81:8-9) This Quranic verse was revealed to rebuke the practice of some pagan Arabs who used to bury their infant daughters alive for fear of shame and poverty. A man once approached the Prophet Muhammad … Continue reading DAUGHTER OF THE WELL
Surprise... surprise So I'm not the only one There are others, Billions, Before me, Around me, And many more to come With needs, And hopes, And dreams Surprise... surprise So I'm just an atom in motion Just a drop in the ocean Just a sound in the commotion Just a part of the land Just … Continue reading THE EGO’S SUPRISE
I called my sister this morning And she asked me what my three favorite animals are I said, "Cat. Baby monkey. Donkey" So she said, cat is how you see yourself, Baby monkey is how others see you, AND DONKEY IS WHO YOU REALLY ARE!!! we both burst out laughing! To read my story, click … Continue reading WHO AM I…. REALLY?
“God doesn’t play dice with the universe”- Albert Einstein Bright red comets Streaking through the night sky Like a magic spell Unleashed… While I stand alone Shivering to the bone In this cold night Wondering… In this darkness In this empty space In the vastness of my soul Echo… Why am I here? For a … Continue reading BENEATH THE COMETS