love Tag Archive

They Were Blessed

Poem by
Nov 8 · 2 min read

They raised their eyebrows, and glanced towards each other, the thoughts obvious, a full conversation, without any words...

Something to Love

Memoir by
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...

All Alone

Ibrahim Jimoh
Poem by
May 7 · 2 min read

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...

Press Play

Poem by
Apr 30 · 2 min read

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...

When They Come

Poem by
Apr 16 · 3 min read

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...

A Grandfather’s Prayer: Part 2

Story by
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...

A Grandfather’s Prayer: Part 1

Story by
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...

To Sealed Hearts

Poem by
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...

Oh, All the Kitchens You Will See

Memoir by
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...

Unrequited Love

Story by
Dec 23, 2016 · 10 min read

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

Khawlah & the Newbie: Part 1

Story by
Nov 21, 2016 · 10 min read

“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...

Two Loves

Memoir by
Aug 1, 2016 · 5 min read

It was the 21st night of Ramadan. After iftar, we hurriedly performed wudhu and made our way inside Al-Masjid Al-Haram through the King...