Agony of an empath

Nowadays my heart does nothing but hurt. Sometimes it hurts with a dull ache, sometimes leaves me with tear stained cheeks. Left alone with unbearable pain that paralyzes me. No matter how much people generalize about it being a global pandemic, each individual suffers in their own personal way.And me.. people like me - designed …

Until…..

There's a life I left behind. It wasn't always sunshine and rainbows but it was familiar.. Safe. I had friends that became family, I had roads whose destinations I had memorized, I walked like a queen in her kingdom. I had madinah that always felt like home. Everytime I entered the mosque, I smiled and …

Diamond Heart

Hello, sweet grief.. I knowyou will be the death of me.. like the morning after ecstasy, I am drowning in an endless sea.. Hello old friend.. Here’s the misery that knows no end.. So I am doing everything I can, To make sure I never love again... I wish that I did not know Where …

Flickering hope

A recent friend of mine told me the other day, "you know you're a very motivated person. I love all the inspiration you share on social media. You give us all hope." I looked at her, smiled and said, "I'm glad I can make a difference but if I dare share something personal: I have …

Flood Gates

I write this at such an ungodly hour... I've been wanting to pen down for days now yet resisted it because I didn't want to ruin it by not giving it the attention and detail it deserves. Today the floodgates crash and the water rushes in with nothing to hold it back.Must I warn you, …