Category Archives: Fresh Start

Doo’s Room

Doo’s Room

Seybur was crushing her eight, maybe ninth cigarette into the ashtray when her phone rang. She let it ring. It was the doctor from the fertility clinic. No doubt he was calling to find out why she and Terseer had missed their appointment. She lit another cigarette. Idiot. When the man failed to admit he […]

Arise

Arise

You sit there caressing her bony fingers, wondering when she would arise from the dead. You can’t stop looking into her glistening eyes and imagining that you are seeing straight to her soul—seeing the life she has lived being cast onto the screen of her mind. They are not pleasant, these images that meet your […]

My Story Of Love

My Story Of Love

For as long as I sing;You do not weep nor listen to the beat of my heart…Just glisten while I weepFor sorrow is my soul mate;A mating damp in my loin Worries are nothing but the captain of my shipA ship coupled in lust and love,Lust and love? I am a captain of their enigmaWondering […]

The Brutus Syndrome

The Brutus Syndrome

I was half way across the expansive living room when my cell phone rang. Without breaking my stride, I removed it ,glanced at the strange number, but still depressed a key and brought it to my temple. ‘Asalama alaikum.’ I invoked peace on my caller. “Kankura, I must speak with you immediately.” Colonel Musa Shiekh! […]

Panti Is Worse Than Hell!

Panti Is Worse Than Hell!

It is with great sadness that I pick my pen and allow my memory relay this story of overwhelming abyss of pain. The night was of unthinkable blackness in every sense of the word and I was sound asleep without a care in the world. The time was about one ‘0’ clock. The doors were […]