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Their Joined Palms

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Feb 14, 2017 · 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....

To Sealed Hearts

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Jan 28, 2017 · 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...

The Final Appointment

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Feb 15, 2014 · 5 min read

Written by Jasim Malik, MYM Contributor Being informed of my upcoming dentist appointment brought numerous, rather unpleasant memories back...

Diary of a Syrian Refugee

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Jan 18, 2014 · 9 min read

March 18, 2012 The noise of the fighting on the other side of the border has started up again, more a groaning clatter sputtering...

The Blessing of Pain

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Sep 18, 2013 · 7 min read

Of the symptoms associated with heartache is a frantic change in emotion. I am half way through the pangs of sorrow when I stop to breathe....

Flicker of Hope

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May 22, 2013 · 3 min read

Numbness overcomes me once I finally see That I beg for a savior, but it is in vain that I plea. Storm clouds enshroud the sunrise As we...

The Red Agenda

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Jan 15, 2013 · 13 min read

January 7th, 4:13 a.m. “What was she saying?” Stumbling and mumbling in the dark, he searched for the door in vain, trying to locate...

Invisible Fetters

Memoir by
Jan 14, 2013 · 5 min read

It was fifteen minutes to midnight and sleep was the last thing on my mind. I lazily scrolled through the news feed on my Facebook account...

Haunting Past

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Apr 4, 2012 · 10 min read

Intisar shut down her laptop, picked up her jacket and tucked a stray wisp of curly brown hair into her scarf. Picking up her bag, she...

Deathly Reminders

Memoir by
Feb 29, 2012 · 5 min read

I saw death coming right in front of me, and all I felt was fear. What will happen when it comes for me? Or you? * * * She lay there, weak,...

A Letter To The Heart

Memoir by
Oct 5, 2011 · 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’ve heard...

Crimson Drenched Eyes

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Aug 11, 2011 · 2 min read

Another tear rolls down my cheek, I feel it meandering its way down, Joining the others to form a stream. I slowly close my crimson...