Category: Words on Canvas

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Unrequited Closure

Unrequited Closure “I am Lilly. This is real. You are no longer here. I am fine. I will be fine”. This line has been the first thing to come to my mind on waking...

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Anxiety

Anxiety. That 7 letter word that describes the irregular current of thoughts in our minds followed by equally irregular flows of emotions. One minute, you’re all right; you’re constant. And the next, you feel...

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The Cold Within …

She looked at him, eyes glistening with a barrier of shimmering tears, searched the hazy image of his face for any flicker of understanding, any sign of sympathy, kindness, even pity. But all her...

Artwork by: Dai Ehab Ali. 0

Desires

Desires. Those sneaky little feelings that grow up in your minds and move all the way to your veins, where they control every move you make. Desires. They start taking over you. You move...

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لا تكرهيني، أرجوكِ.

كيف لا أتألم و انا صادقت الألم طوال حياتي؟ كيف أسمعها تصرخ و لا اذبح في اليوم مائة مرة؟ كيف اتركها؟ لا تكرهيني ارجوكِ. لم يكن بيدي. اعلم ان الأب لا يترك ابنائه. اعلم...

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Right Away

I don’t get hints or read between the lines. I don’t interpret hidden messages or notice it when grudges are being held. And even if I could, I wouldn’t have the time to overthink...

Photograph by: Rudolf Bonive - Dialog, 1973 0

These Words Are All We Have

He’s here. I’m here. We’re both here. This is our now. I kept trying not to think about what they’ve told me, but their words kept coming as splinters of pain through my mind....

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أردت أن أكبر.

أردت أن أكبُر حتي فعلت، فقط حتي فعلت.. حتي علمت أن ليس كل شيء صالح أعمله سيحدث لي، فتوقعت الكثير من “أصدقائي” و خاب ظني كثيراً حتى تبلدت، حتى اطمئن صديقي أني باقٍ علي...

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Wildfire

I would listen to the words that fall out of your brain onto your tongue and get shot out of your lips. I would listen as the sounds that get formed by your vocal...

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Fire Escape

It’s another moonless night, the smell of burnt lovers fills the air, and she’s nowhere to be found. It’s an empty four walled room, except for shattered glass and frames on the left. Ashes...