At the Heart of it All

His brightly polished royally brown oxfords tapped along the cool morning pavement as he rushed to who knows where on a brisk morning....

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A Soul’s Return

She walked with her legs heavy and her soul down. The air was cold and sharp and stung the inside of her nose as she took a deep breath....

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The Purpose of Optimism

Optimism is a virtue of the righteous believer. Being optimistic is to be hopeful and confident about what the future holds. We have been...

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Feature: Quilt of Kindness

This piece was published as part of an MYM partnership with Washington, D.C.’s Muslim Inter-scholastic Tournament (MIST). The highlight...

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Who Makes the Rules?

If we were to ask any Muslim, practising or not practising, if they thought they were more knowledgeable, wiser or more morally upright...

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Her Name was Mariam

It was only ever supposed to be a joke, a trick, a meager, selfish brutality that we thought would fade away just as soon as it was...

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Bittersweet Solitude

In the chilling whispers of the night, Thoughts begin to race, take flight. I listen to my shallow breathing And the thump of my...

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You Are Ethereal

This is a message to anyone who has ever struggled, with anything: You’ll be okay. Sit back and remember; Allah loves you, a lot. You...

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The Final Appointment

Being informed of my upcoming dentist appointment brought numerous, rather unpleasant memories back to me. I remembered drilling and pain....

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Black Holes and Sunrises

The dark blue fortified a foreign feeling, An enigmatic emotion that was not ready to testify. ‘Twas like ink submerging in the celestial...

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