BEAUTY

Beauty is not_ that soft, flawless face_ with a smooth but rigid foundation. It is not_ a make-up of well-ground dust_ stamped on a silky, melanous skin. It is not_ that...

GLORY OF THE PAST

Gone like the dead were the days, I stool and sneeze in and out of abundance. Like as if possessed by the demon of wealth. Why am...

MY DAME

Now we've erred from right Turned to exile with rites Classified as unworthy and defiled Why make us go through hell? Even if the whole world burn with...

THE REALM

The thoughts and views about the future should be a thought that must be thought carefully. The future is a state of mind created...

BLOSSOM WILT

I love the fact that I love Love to be with you, My Love I remember the mar days Days along the path of aisle When we met...

WHY SHOULD I?

I can't marry a poetess, Lest like hyperbole -our love she'd exaggerate! Throwing off my guard with a look that impresses, Yet as the light that sits...

IF THEY KNEW

...At nightfall, While everyone slept, I crawl to the corner of my room And cry sore... These walls have eyes That have seen these scars Grow from deep wounds to...

SILENT ECHO

It was on a blue bright day, I dreamt of you Sitting under the big blue moon that day So filled with thoughts engraving my inner...

WHY DO LADIES CRY?

Why do ladies cry? Making my heart wonder, Why? As though they've got tons of onions in their eyes; Never for once do they fail to cry, Even...

SELF IDENTITY

Our generation places a strong emphasis on self-identity, that is, the knowledge and understanding of who we are and where we belong. You may...

A SUNSET AT DAWN

It was maybe six in the morning, And she wasn't even sixty years old. This is a story of color bordered by many greys. My heart broke! Though...

LETTER TO RUTH

Dear Ruth, Several moons have passed away when limbs last met thee; As thy acoustics be far from thee! Since endless rings no longer receive welcome, and...

THE BATTLE CRY

A letter arrived from our enemy's camp as we sat idly in our domain after a series of training and strategic plans for an...

WOES OF A WRITER

You don't know what I pass through, To painfully let my pen bleed. Whether I stab it, puncture it, rip it open Or even kill it. You don't...

HOLE AND CORNER

I am a shy boy, brown-skinned, Dark haired and beautiful, Scribbling unsaid poetry On white paper. You will find my thoughts here! I am melancholy, sad eyes, Grave and gloomy, Like...

UNMASKING THE HIJAB

This is who I chose to embrace, To protect my dignity, To preserve my purity, So that in the eyes of Allah, My heart and appearance will grant...

SEX

The journey; off the rail of fun, Built upon the rock of affection. Although, have never had one but, Imagination paved the way to conclusion. The warmth that...

WHAT SHOULD I DO?

So sedulous about her studies right in front of me, With hopes to improve her sagacity, Expand the coasts of her emporium, Yet, she causes great discomfort...

A CIVIL WAR WITHIN

Nothing can be worse than living daily with an internal war raging within us and the truth is, this is typical of the life...

TRAVAILS OF THE FIRSTBORN CHILD

Loud screams of pain that spread through the whole room, Pervading everywhere but with a nocturnal gleam, Cleansing the land as this entity comes out clean; Clothed...