Light & Darkness

Maryam Abdul-Kareem
Maryam Abdul-Kareem
Oct 17 · 3 min read

Ponder. Light and Darkness. Too often I found myself in the absence of Light....

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To A Mere Headscarf

Eman Akhtar
Sep 28 · 3 min read

You are spit at, ripped off, flown and lit. But when I advocate for you, shout out the world for you, they treat me like you. I am spit at,...

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To All My Cups of Tea

Iqra Asad
Aug 31 · 5 min read

You calmed me the morning before an exam. You soothed me after long college hours in the afternoons. You gave me a boost whenever I needed...

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Hand Me Down Your Revolution

Mariam Vakani
Aug 21 · 5 min read

I say, “I think we, as a generation, are unlearning a lot of toxic ideas.” She says, “Unlearning has been focal in my growth as a...

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He Asked Her…

Jawaad Ahmad Khan
Jul 30 · 3 min read

  He asked her If you were once what is beneath you, Then aren’t your sleeves a bit too see-through? Isn’t vulnerability...

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Something to Love

Iqra Asad
Jul 23 · 3 min read

When you find a book you love, or when you watch or listen to something that touches your soul, one of the things that makes it more...

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13 Ways of Looking at My Mother

Faeza Ashraf
Jul 16 · 3 min read

Her pale, slender fingers fly through my hair as she braids it in the kitchen on a Monday morning, while I panic, thinking of my bus to...

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Layla’s Miracle

Asha Cole
Jun 15 · 11 min read

The train slipped through the silent, snowy landscape. Most passengers were either returning home or vacationing. But one, a petite girl of...

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From Sadness to Satisfaction

Safiyya Patel
Jun 15 · 3 min read

Unexplainable sorrow alongside this blinding happiness as I read, With all my days of laziness and negativity, I now don’t agree. As...

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Dead Language

Anifowoshe Ibrahim
Jun 15 · 1 min read

My heart sat on the window pane: bleaked; stripped; pounding. I reminisced of the stolen happiness sitting on my face. I rewrote my tears...

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What Makes Me Happy?

Muhammad Tayyib Mahmood
Jun 15 · 1 min read

I love my Quran It helps me grow my eman I have already made a start By learning 9 surahs by heart I open it every day To lead me to the...

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Blissful Ignorance

Farhana Lunat
Jun 15 · 7 min read

I see her every morning. Some days, her head is held high, smile plastered across her face, daring anyone to do anything but smile back,...

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