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

Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Fifteen and Sixteen

July 2 and July 3, 2015 Another Double Post It’s so hard to make time to write these days, what with fasting, worship, coding courses and kitchen discourses. Whatever window of time that is presented to me, I open it and jump through it, flying through the highlights of my days, whether its working on this blog or small tweets and status updates on Twitter(@nuzairasaim) … Continue reading Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Fifteen and Sixteen

Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Twelve/Thirteen/Fourteen

June 29, 30, and July 1, 2015 **I haven’t been able to make daily posts for the past couple of days due to busy-ness and tiredness resulting from that busy-ness. And tonight, due to the tiredness, I am unable to take a nap before suhoor. And that means that I’ll be conked out til at least 1 o’ clock, so I’m going to quickly try … Continue reading Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Twelve/Thirteen/Fourteen