Your Return

Rain was pelting against my window as I sat alone. It was a mercilessly long cold winter that turned everything to ice, except my heart. Your face and your words warmed my heart that was stung by the freezing air. You told me to hold on, to wait untill you came back. I pushed the […]

Only You

Palestine is my homeland. A place with expansive green-coated hills and perfumed lavender fields. As they there’s no place like home.

Another Attack

Releasing emotions I thought I had a lot to say after the last military attack over Gaza. I wanted to pour out my heart and vengeance and tell the world what had happened. But somehow after the truce was announced, and in an attempt to find some relief, I found myself doing mundane cleaning to […]

Never Forgotten

I’ll always remember your sweet face.Your gentle words and ways.You only spoke to heal, not hurt.You let me lean on your shoulder when I was down.You held my hand when I was scared.You told me to have faith, to have hope.You assured me that injustice doesn’t prevail, that better days were coming.That beauty of manners […]

Spark of Life

I saw you smile and I gazed Was there anything that would make a person smile in my wounded city? Your eyes sparkled with love Your face beamed The sound of your hearty laugh My heart skipped I realized that we are a happy people by nature No matter how much our oppressor tries to […]

Healing Words

I owe you so much. When you came into my life, I learned to laugh again. Not because you kept telling me jokes. You made me feel worthy. You listened to the words I said. You read my writing and told me I was the best writer ever. It was rare that others acknowledged my […]