Search

Woman from Yemen

Category

Blog

Self-care or Selfishness?


royalty-free-images-download

I shut my eyes so I don’t see living skeletons,
of momentarily dead bodies.

 I convince myself that it’s not cowardice,
but responsibility;
my toddler deserves a mentally healthy mom.

 I allow myself to hide,
and I persuade myself to live,
even as infants inhale their last breath of oxygen and rubble.

What’s Her Name?

mama-sayyida

“Who’s that?” Mama Sayyida asked again within ten minutes.
“She’s my daughter,” I smiled.
“What’s her name?”
“Lilia Sayyida”
“Sayyida?” she giggled. “Are you serious?”
“Yes. I named her after you.”

Continue reading “What’s Her Name?”

Hope Needs Practice

img_9567
Uthina, Tunisia

I used to be a social media hyperactive addict until I deactivated my Facebook account for over a year. Continue reading “Hope Needs Practice”

War Rant – Part 1: The War Narrative and the Death of Philosophy

hawking-philosophy-is-deadLet me start off by saying this is NOT a research paper. It’s simply the first part of a longer rant. I want to get all the negative energy out of my system and into the wild (sorry universe!). Continue reading “War Rant – Part 1: The War Narrative and the Death of Philosophy”

War Rant War Rant- Part 2: War Awakens Burried Prejudices

5fbc5ee9bcb9ecd34a07b7b485fe9ad8After a year and a half of being inactive or semi-active on social media, mainly due to a phase of reflection and depression, I began to tweet from time to time after the start of the war. Continue reading “War Rant War Rant- Part 2: War Awakens Burried Prejudices”

Living is Resisting

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Continue reading “Living is Resisting”

I’m a coward

20160126_190432
I’m a coward,
who feigns heroism,
behind a screen.

Continue reading “I’m a coward”

Do you remember Change Square? We certainly do

Cover book ENG.jpg

Continue reading “Do you remember Change Square? We certainly do”

The Melody of Our Alienation

Continue reading “The Melody of Our Alienation”

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑