HOPELESS IN LOVE

Photo Courtesy: www.ayeina.com I stared blankly at the moon that seemed all dull that night just like my feelings. I remembered all the sacrifices I...

FAILURE

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THE INTUITIVES VS THE PRACTICALS

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DHIKI ZA MAHABA

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THE CIRCLE

Poem by: Ahmed Shayo   I have a circle. A small circle. And as i grow, it diminishes more & more,, Devoured by the wounds that tattoo eerie sketches...

WHAT DOES RAMADHAN MEAN TO YOU? #3

Photo Courtesy: https://c2.staticflickr.com THE MONTH OF MONTHS My heart sings with joy The month of months has arrived For many have yearned for it But not all...

DEAR FUTURE HUBBY

By: Anonymous Photo Courtesy: pinterest.com Dear future hubby, Assalam aleykum, how are you doing? Ok to clear the air, this letter is not meant to make you...

DEAR FUTURE WIFE

Dear Future Wife, By: Anonymous. Photo Courtesy: Salem_Beliegraphy   Assalam Aleykum. Hey you, what are you up to? Um…hmm, sorry am kinda nervous right now. The truth is, thinking about...

A ‘SIMPLE’ SWAHILI WEDDING

By: Imran Abdallah Said Photo courtesy: http://blackgirllonghair.com/   A word of caution for non-Swahili speakers, the Swahili-English translations used in this writing are as primitive as they could...

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