Take this and that. Don't forget that. Oh, and what about these. Everything. Take every single thing you can even if it means that you'll have to carry it on your back like camels do. You never know when you might be needing a jacket even though the temperature is rising to a hundred degrees. … Continue reading Perks of being Muslim while traveling
You’ve lightened up candles in churchesand knocked on temple doorsyou lowered your head in a mosqueand cried on synagogue floors You sat on prayer matsand on benches made of woodyou cried day and nightand did you everything you could You voyaged to Mecca and Medinaand knelt on the groundyou took a bath in gangabut tell … Continue reading But tell me, have you found God?
All that pain you’ve keptbeneath those hidden facesand all those tears you’ve criedon bathroom floors and pillow casesall those aches, wounds and insecuritiesyou’ve been carrying for a whilegive them all to meso I could see you smile.I know you’re achingand you won’t ever breakbut the world is so cruel, my lovehow long will you take?Release … Continue reading Crying on bathroom floors
Immigrants are animals! Okay! Thank you for that Mr. Trump but can you be a little more specific, like what type of animals? I prefer being a tiger, or maybe a falcon. An eagle will do. Just out of curiosity what type of immigrant is your wife? Oh, wait you meant illegal immigrants. Okay! Interesting. … Continue reading Immigrants are animals!
Another shooting ... 'Please don't be Muslim'the thought echoes in my mindthe man was white but Muslims in a mosque have died. For a moment there’s relief at least people won't blame hijabs and beardsat least when I walk down the street I won't be feared. But as the thought sinks in and I go … Continue reading Please don’t be Muslim!