Today I am not going to write about an intended subject and hit the publish button. Generally, it would have given me satisfaction and assured me that I am active. I cannot deny the fact that my priorities with this blog have changed. It is like I have betrayed an old friend. Sometimes, I think… Continue reading I betrayed a Friend
The story of Jinnistan is exactly what the title indicates. There are short, creepy tales that are eerie, yet fascinating at the same time. If there's something Pakistanis love more than December weddings and desi food, it’s jinn stories. Additionally, if you are told that it is based on true events, then it definitely perks… Continue reading Scary stories to tell over Chai(tea)!
If you are reading this review hoping to glimpse a typical love story and a teenage girl surviving school, finding her prince charming, and getting a happily ever after, then I am sorry to break all your expectations.
I am stunned by my heart, How it can break multiple times,
Taken By Me Holly Bourne is a British author of young adult fiction. She is a bestselling and critically acclaimed author. This was my second experience with holly’s book. I am quite impressed with her work done in ‘How You Like Me Now. It is an adult fiction that humorously focuses on significant issues. She… Continue reading Review: How do you like me now by Holly Bourne
By Jamila Murtaza I stand on the crumbling balcony,The sunlight blinding me.I take a glimpse of the sea,Yet I feel no glee.I wonder why this void thrives,It made the jovial moments deprive.I wish I knew what it was,That made my heart so desolate.Birds sang and the sun danced,The sea roared and winds swayed,The world seemed… Continue reading Unknown World
"Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming of it."~Helen Keller Life is unfair and it's hard to trust againNow love feels like pain.Hope is dripping out of meMy heart is in perplexity.My mind is in search of remedies.Yet, I try to hold that string of hopeIt helps my thoughts… Continue reading Balances
Being sensitive isn't a weakness. Crying is not something to be ashamed of. There is nothing apologetic about feeling things and expressing them. It's humanly, and a gift. The world prohibits us, humiliate us because they are heartless, weak and scared of themselves. Being a human is a courageous commitment in a world where the… Continue reading Emotions
Recently, I was scrolling through my Instagram stories and I saw the word 'Feminism' used in the wrong context. After that, I was forced to write this. I don't know if that person said it mockingly. However, there are still people out there who don't comprehend the meaning of Feminism. They think it's wrong or… Continue reading What does feminism mean to you?
What is a woman’s life worth? This question echoes across countries and generations through Etaf Rum’s intense debut novel, “A Woman Is No Man.” “I was born without a voice, one cold, overcast day in Brooklyn, New York. No one ever spoke of my condition. I did not know I was mute until years later,… Continue reading A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum