The Ultimatum

That was the first time he saw him. Though frail, there was a powerful energy emanating from him. He didn’t know what it was, but Fritz was drawn to him, and through the blazing, amber eyes of this pathetic, worthless, Jewish man, he saw something more. Despite having seen and even spoken at this man […]

Masha Allah is not a cat call*

**TRIGGER WARNING**Mentions of sexual assault, abuse and FGM in this spoken word.  Masha Allah is not a cat call, I don’t take it as a compliment As you whistle at me as I walk by you in the street, do you not feel any embarrassment?Because I do,My skin gets hot and frustration begins to reside inside […]

When Winter Gets Within

A winter blanket Snowfall begins With warmth leaving The morning sun rises And what remains, melts away. Slow, repetitive and monotonous the days go by the passion lingers further away and out of existence. What vulgar existence am I leading in this winter of life? A ray of light suddenly dyes the sky red as […]

Farewell My Dear

The church bells chimed at noon. You could easily notice a glint in the little boy’s eyes as he ran absent-mindedly down the corridor of his grandfather’s vast mansion.  The only one who lived there now was his Aunt Sihanna, his mother’s older sister. She was only 37 years of age, but she seemed much […]