Bab-chya: The Unlikely Friend
The phone shrilled a single, long deafening beep. Before it could ring up again, somebody picked it up. I could hear the voice of my daughter, Melissa.
Comfort Food For The Soul By Mama Waffa
Nobody is sure how old Mama Waffah is. In the village she grew up in, most women gave birth at home under the watchful gaze of midwives because the nearest hospital was 30 kilometers away. Out there, birth certificates weren't very common, so most people, including me, could only guess at how old she is. The best thing people liked about Mama Waffa was that she has a plethora of information about food, raising children and a herbal cure for every ailment under the sky.
The Lion, The Witch And The Giving Tree
Introduced to the world of books by a mother who was an insatiable reader, I had never felt reluctant in choosing books over anything else.
The Peculiar Diary Of The Last Girl On Earth
I was at the carnival when the world ended. Under the dim florescent light, as I sit under the stairs to wait out the tremors that causes this house to shake like a paper boat, I thought I should write in this diary to get my mind off the terror that is coursing through me.
The Nomad People Of The Mountain
i come from a place where men carry firelights in their palm married women wear painted faces, and bangles adorn their arms.
Banksy's Message And The Plight Of Climate Change
What transcends culture, differences in language and customs will always be art. The power of images to get the message across could never be diminished. It unifies people into one consciousness. That is why these street artists, who are using their talents to highlight the message of climate change, are so important to me.
They brought an old lady, the color of funeral ash said she might be able to beat the demon out of me before I do something rash.
Papaji, An Ode To Fatherhood In Color
Papaji, when you lifted me in the air, with your hands bronzed brown in the hot-baked sun strengthened due to working the plow