I write stories, poetry, prose, and other forms of musings and ramblings.
In this domain you will find a world unlike any other you have seen. Fish and maneaters, tricksters and fraudulent usurpers frequent these waters. Beware and heed this warning: these sharks are not your friends.
I began doing my own Arabic calligraphy at 15 years old. The beautifully intricate Arabic script has always been so intriguing to me that I became obsessed with recreating it in different styles. The cascading loops and strategically placed dots and symbols carry a history and culture so rich and breathtakingly beautiful that I almost felt unworthy of recreating it.
Benefits of a Paper Rose
1. It will never die. Origami is back-breaking work. You pour not only time and effort into this project, but you pour your very soul into the curls and folds of fragile pieces of paper. From the well-measured cuts to the messy glue work, you can rest assured that your hard work will take much longer to decompose than a regular rose would.
Cloning Without a Brain
How often do you think about jellyfish? If your answer isn’t ‘everyday’, you might need to make some adjustments in your life.
At the many picnics throughout childhood I heard your cry, I saw your shells galore At your loudest, you come out of the ground
Learning to Love
My Mama and I spoke different love languages in the beginning. As an immigrant, she wasn’t used to showing any weakness or affection. To her, women had to be strong. Resilient. Unwavering in duty and responsibility. Mothers were the backbone of entire families. Without them, all hell broke loose.
A to Z of Sustainability
This is for those who can’t tell carbon footprints from animal tracks. And also for those who think you need to have a six-figure salary to afford sustainable living. I’ve only just started making small changes and I have extremely little knowledge about carbon emissions but I do know this: it’s so EASY to start with small improvements that will slowly add up and help the environment, even if it seems to you like an incremental amount. So let’s get started, shall we?
- First Place in Sweet Nostalgia Challenge
It’s the dusty sweet scent of childhood. Of dolls and toys left on shelves in the attic and grass stained knees. Laughing until you fart and spinning until you fall down...down...and suddenly you’re flying high in the sky.