Express Yourself! By Wisam Sharieff

Jawaad Ahmad Khan
Mar 19 · 3 min read

It was a low point. I just suffered a blow in my personal life, and I was trying to grab those pieces and figure out how to move forward....

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My Fear of Love

Faeza Ashraf
Mar 12 · 4 min read

You saw me friendly, eyes always crinkled in a smile, even venturing to describe me a rose of society. And though I had denied it then,...

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An Anachronism of Sorts

Faeza Ashraf
Mar 5 · 6 min read

At first, I simply thought I didn’t matter. Not necessarily because my voice, being so soft, was ignored or spoken over whenever it...

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The Most Beautiful Names: Part 1

MYM Staff
MYM Staff
Feb 26 · 6 min read

“And to Allah belong the best names, so invoke Him by them.” – Surah Al-A’raf 7:180 Join the MYM Staff as we...

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Their Joined Palms

Faeza Ashraf
Feb 14 · 5 min read

He’s a forgotten man, in tattered clothes, searching for his home. High piles of trash line the road he walks. His gaze shifts uneasily....

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A Grandfather’s Prayer: Part 2

Aziza Pauff
Feb 8 · 10 min read

Continued from A Grandfather’s Prayer: Part 1 “What happened Nana? Did you fall?” I asked between sobs. He nodded at me. My mom...

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A Grandfather’s Prayer: Part 1

Aziza Pauff
Feb 3 · 7 min read

It was a little while after Fajr. I smiled at the sound of giggles wafting down from the bedroom at the top of the stairs. I soon found...

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To Sealed Hearts

Faeza Ashraf
Jan 28 · 4 min read

Hither fly your arrows of hatred. Thither rain your spears of ignorance. But no sigh of pain escapes my lips as they come to pierce my...

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Life Management™

Iqra Asad
Jan 18 · 8 min read

Dear Human, This is to inform you that life as you know it has been binned. There were a lot of complaints regarding life as it had been,...

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An Uninvited Guest

Shaziya Barkat
Shaziya Barkat
Jan 11 · 4 min read

an uninvited guest settles in the valley of my heart makes a home within my chest and refuses to depart the mountains of my lungs are...

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Oh, All the Kitchens You Will See

Mariam Vakani
Jan 3 · 10 min read

There are many things being a girl has taught me. I have learnt, in the past sixteen years, how to make compelling conversation, how to...

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Discovering (I Knew Nothing of) the Black Experience

Arif Kabir
Dec 29, 2016 · 8 min read

How much do I really know about the black experience? I am of Bangladeshi descent, but I grew up in a black-majority county and went to...

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