love Tag Archive

Something to Love

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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All Alone

MYM features a piece by Ibrahim Jimoh, an up-and-coming author from Nigeria! When things seem hard, And your voice goes unheard, When all...

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Press Play

I put the poetry on pause The Poe in me, lost cause The flow in me, found flaws And slowly spawned scars The healing got hard I’m...

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When They Come

There’s a place I go to meet my Lord, a place I go to leave this world, a place where I’ve spent many a night in search of comfort, in...

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A Grandfather’s Prayer: Part 2

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

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

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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Oh, All the Kitchens You Will See

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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Unrequited Love

I ran through the doors, leaving behind startled nurses and doctors. “Where’s the emergency room? Where is he?” I shouted....

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Khawlah & the Newbie: Part 1

“It’s Afra,” she says wearily. “My name is Afra. Your name is Khawlah. It’s not hard to call people by their names you know. And...

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