Of Attachment and Detachment

Attachment may happen in the blink of an eye Detachment may take a lifetime, or several I don't have a forever to my name Alone I arrived, alone allow me to depart I protest against the burden of you And if need be, I shall sacrifice all my words As compensation for my freedom And … Continue reading Of Attachment and Detachment

the Tenth

Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar. It is sadly marked by tragic events which led to the brutal death of Prophet Muhammad's grandson Imam Hussain, his family members and companions. The Imam stood up against tyranny, oppression and injustice more than 1300 years ago in Karbala, Iraq. It was not a fight … Continue reading the Tenth

an eternal cycle

a river meanders in search of her ocean flowing gathering flowering eroding gravitating towards its yet unknown end where sweetness is sacrificed for the saline yet the water remains water hoping for its reincarnation a meeting in between clouds awaiting separate fates in their separate states the water still remains water perhaps beckoned by mountains or … Continue reading an eternal cycle

hues of red

hues of red in a common thread vermillion through blood to rose petals scattered over the white shroud but she stands proud a sacrifice so bold she would repeat double-fold ~ may the offerings of the oppressed be accepted ~