Diary of a Fasting Girl — Entry 3, Day 23

Haha, yup sporadic entries at random times. That is what I have become this Ramadan, although I wasn’t very regular throughout the rest of the year either. I guess this is going to be my late New Years Resolution — Get regular with my writing! Anyways. The last ten days of Ramadan are upon us, which is a really important time for all Muslims. It … Continue reading Diary of a Fasting Girl — Entry 3, Day 23

Growing Up

What does it mean to grow up?Does it mean high heals and gold silk and satin gracing the bodyin grandiose folds?Does it mean to strut your stuffand fit the mold? That’s not me, that’s never metalking about fashion and jewellery.For me, to growmeans more than that.You learn to fly with flourishing wingsand know its okay to fall flatBut get up again, keep going knowing that … Continue reading Growing Up

Rose

The little worker, working hardFollowing those who came before, showingThose behind.One way to do it, she was told.Being like the rest to fill her role.Work hard but you don’t need playDevote yourself to a point of no controlWhat is “no”? You shouldn’t know. But one day, one fated dayShe stopped. She smelled a rose.So precious, so delicate,So in need of her.She would do it, she … Continue reading Rose