A Letter from a Temporarily Ex-Romantic

Dear love, You’ve been engulfing my surroundings lately, in countless forms. The words of over a dozen people declaring you to each other, the look in the eyes of a million others, the thoughts about you almost relentlessly every night, and the doubts that came with every single one of those thoughts. I know I…

To All Artists Out There

Contributing to the art world is one of the most beautiful aspects of the physical world that one can be a part of. Contributing to the art world is a part of worshiping God, a proof of this is the verse of the Quran stating “God is beautiful and appreciates beauty” It seems like the…

The Little Girl That Held Her Breath

Passing through a tunnel in the car today, I remembered one of the most influential aspects of my childhood. I remembered a little girl, long hair in pigtails, eyes trying to catch as many details of her surroundings as possible, holding her breath (well, letting go of her nose when she couldn’t take it, but…