ince the day mom went into the coma, dad lost the courage to stand. He lost the way that led back to home. Now, all the day he reads the horoscope, meditates and believes in mind frequencies.
I enter the blue room, smiling softly as I eye the murals painted by Anne on the slanted ceiling of her tiny room in the attic. I breathe in the scent of freshly mowed grass and oranges, the heavenly smell that always consumes this tiny room. My gaze falls at […]
I asked random people what faith is to them but they have to give me one word for its description. The answers were similar in a dissimilar way. To some, it was hope and for others it was justice. There were some who said it was the truth and yet […]
What does it feel like to have no faith? No belief, no ideology, no church, no Mosque, no religion. When you believe that every bad thing that ever happened to you is because of your own imperfections. When you have no fear but you do fear the deprivation of every […]
AUTHOR: KAMILA SHAMSIE PLOT: Isma is free. After years spent raising her twin siblings in the wake of their mother’s death, she resumes a dream long deferred – studying in America. But she can’t stop worrying about Aneeka, her beautiful, headstrong sister back in London, or their brother, Parvaiz, who […]
To be, or not to be, that is the question. A dilemma not only of Hamlet but also of today’s generation. Being an indecisive personality myself, I can relate to the chaotic outbursts of emotions over certain predicaments where all one can think about is, “To be, or not to […]