Muhtasham Sifaat Author

A Bangladeshi descent from the sakura trees of Japan, the golden prairies of Iowa, and the windy days of Chicago, Muhtasham Sifaat currently lives in New York City as a student of William E. Macaulay Honors College at the City University of New York. He found his passion for writing at the Bronx High School of Science and took this practice as a discipline for fruitful reflection and self-expression. Alhamdulillah, Sifaat was able to develop his writing through numerous competitions such as the Muslim Interscholastic Tournament (MIST) and with irreplaceable support from his friends and family. He intends to write for MYM to better himself as a Muslim and as a writer, inshaAllah. Besides writing, Sifaat likes to draw, take afternoon walks, and practice martial arts/wrestling. He is a disciple of Hoshinkido Hapkido, a Korean martial art, which he practices alongside Taekwondo during his free time.

Painting for Tomorrow

Memoir by
Feb 19, 2015 路 4 min read

It was a walk like any other on a bright Sunday morning, nearing noon. A summer walk on a dirt trail, the kind if you would stop and look...

Quills of Wisdom

Poem by
Nov 28, 2012 路 4 min read

There was a time When the universe ended At the walls of my room. But when the veil was lifted And my horizon expanded, I became lost in...

Finding My Calling

Memoir by
Sep 8, 2012 路 5 min read

Life is a journey. It continues through the passing of time. I stepped into a city of gray. I walked through its streets with no guide....

Weeping Stars

Poem by
Dec 18, 2011 路 4 min read

Oh weeping stars, Do your falling tears bring any benefit? The night has brought its cover over the sky, Soothing many eyes to rest under...

Inner Inferno

Story by
Nov 27, 2011 路 4 min read

A blank page stared at me from the monitor. Thoughts pounded as they raced to put words together. Twenty-six little building blocks were...

A Letter To The Heart

Memoir by
Oct 5, 2011 路 3 min read

Dear Heart, I write this to you as a reminder. Eighteen years and still together, you are surely one of my closest companions. I鈥檝e heard...