How do I manage to lose the same thing twice?Read more "Lost my Umbrella for good this time"
What would you say,
to those who passed away?
Sometimes all I want, is to go home. My friend Amina had told me that her mother had a sweet smile. She knew what her mother would smell like, and would often find it hard to sleep without that smell. One day her mother was out late for “work”, and Amina told me that that […]Read more "Mother and Daughter"
“Tania sleeps with her eyes open, tears making them wet, staring at the ceiling with a myriad of thoughts running through her mind. “This isn’t sleeping. This is torture.” She gets up, ties her hair into a bun, and slides back into her blanket, trying again to welcome some sleep in her life. Doesn’t work. […]Read more "Losing Sleep"
It was a rainy day in mid-February or March I think. Like always, I had underestimated the Stony Brook weather forecast, and gone out for my morning lecture wearing a simple rain jacket with a hoodie, thinking the hoodie would be enough to protect me from the rain. Boy was I wrong. The moment I […]Read more "How it all started…"
Unnecessary judgement is a waste of time. I’m sure we have better, more productive things to do.Read more "A note on judgement"
Originally posted on The Lost Umbrella:
There’s a baby mouse running around the corners of my room as I write this. ? A year ago when I had found my umbrella after losing it for a whole month, I thought I would never go through it again. I was under the assumption that I had…
A month of prayer and vigilance is coming to an end, and many of us are only beginning to see. See the blessings we are surrounded with. Go check your wardrobe. Do you have enough Jordans and Yeezys to wear on Eid? You can’t go to any two aunty’s houses wearing the same pair of […]Read more "Lost and Found"