A secret artist

I am a goldsmith by profession. I saw, forge, cast, file and polish precious metals. For many years I have worked relentlessly to make my name, my brand and my mark in the supersaturated gold industry. I am known for creative imagination and a great sense of design. People trust my knowledge of precious stones, […]

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Timeless love

I met time. We became friends. I asked him many questions. One was on love. Here is what he had to say. Love is a spark in life, a spark that lights up a bleak sky. Yet, the spark lasts for a short while. Soon reality knocks the door. Not long, when I teach you […]

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Drawing without an eraser

I live in the famous red city. Its buildings are made of beaten clay, with arches, domes, minarets and mosques with both Spanish and French influences. One of the main features of our homes is a fountain right in the middle of the house, it is mostly covered in tiles in a mosaic. I used […]

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In a city of sealed ears

She was beautiful. My heart skipped a beat every time I saw her. I knew the time she passed by every day and I looked forward to each time I could have a glimpse of her. It’s just that I could not do anything about it. I had problems bigger than love. I opened my […]

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The Poet!

For as long as I remembered, I had shunned the emotion of love. I had ridiculed my friends for getting attached too quickly, for losing control over their lives. Most of the times, I teased them with profound arguments of how undeserving their beloved was, finding flaws in her gait, posture, personality and sincerity. ‘Love […]

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The lady who sold miracles

There once was an old lady, She ran a village’s local tea shop, And she would never frown, Even when too tired to sleep. Was it the woman who sold miracles? Or was it just her tea? And when she would smile, My heart would skip some beats, And I would sit there longer, Pretending […]

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Dear children

The most astonishing aspect of our lives is time. It has a surprise element to it. Both good, bad, happy and sad. This is what makes us cheer, Yet leaves behind few hidden fears. Attimes it is brutal, sudden, unpredictable… With magical feel here and there. The wheel of life spins around, With people of […]

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My Bullah!!

‘Write something’, he sent me a message. A few days later, I got another message, ‘stop ignoring, write about something’. Write about something.. anything.. write about me’, he said. ‘What can I write about you’, I asked. He was the first newborn as of the second generation in my family. On the day, I being […]

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shift and shine

‘You are not doing right’. Madi concluded. She was trying to react positively to her husband’s sister who happened to be her friend too. ‘O really? What do you expect? How shall I react? I never had time for a family or social life, I worked day in and out… all for this day, that […]

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Exciting and bright !!!

He was feeling very sad and gloomy. His first crush and love had ditched him for a boy he always had problems with. He fought with him many times, they stared and punched each other on the face. How the hatred started within them he could never tell. Yet it was also hard to believe […]

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