Ramadan Reflections – Day 7

Ramadan Reflections – Day 7

Today’s reflection comes from reading a post in a business group I belong to; it’s a post that spoke to a frustration I have with people, and Muslims specifically. The post from Br. Moe Nawaz reads: “People go around with a mindset that they can’t afford things... Read more
A Writer, I Am

A Writer, I Am

I know what it’s like to be doubtful about having an ability to write. I’ve sat in that seat, stared at my blank notebook, and wondered what in the world I had to share that wasn’t already out there. Hasn’t it all been said already? Isn’t... Read more
Caught

Caught

You caught me unaware; slipped in when I let my guard down to catch my breath. I cowered and covered my face – my eyes had never seen such brightness. Sizzling with blushed heat that seeped to the lining of my belly. I had to laugh as ‘Yes’ floated from my... Read more
Roses for Rose

Roses for Rose

The product of an afternoon stroll in my local park; a park that holds the loving memories of many who also loved to walk amongst the foliage. – LY. He didn’t want to shake the cold from his joints; stretch his fingers and knees that grow stiffer with each... Read more
Wealth Surrounds Me

Wealth Surrounds Me

Wealth surrounds me but I’m not wealth itself. The spot where my birthmark lies breathes richness too fine for their blind eyes. An inhale of warmth beneath blue skies and buried treasures intertwined amongst lies. I’m from a monarch, a family of a name... Read more
I’m Not Perfect

I’m Not Perfect

His lips scrunched into a tight ball, accentuated with lines around its rim. His small nostrils flared in time with the rapid rise and fall of his thinly covered chest – the very chest that had had difficulty inhaling enough air on several occasions in the... Read more

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