About Nothing and Everything A circle. A leaf branching out. A cliff. A hand reaching out. A volcanic eruption. An army of ants. A dog. A swan. A dove. An eagle. A lion. A snake. A waterfall. A wildfire. Seashells. Rain. Wind. Earth. Fire. Thunder. Lightning. Hot. Cold. Life. Death. Hope. Lost. Euphoric. Miserable. What..
I am often lost… Often lost – and happily so, might I add – in a world of books. Rather, a world of words. Written words. “What’s so appealing about it?” “It’s too much.” “It’s boring.” “It requires too much thought.” Well, here it is; This is why it’s so appealing: I don’t know…..
Colors speak a hundred thousand thoughts and create a story of peace and anger. They make up this magnum opus; one great work. Free of prejudice, restrictions, limitations. A free mind expressed past the realm of reason and convention, through colors. Colors that are bright like the day, dark like nightfall. Colors that are quiet..
Hi, I, Hekmet Abdulla, was born in Gaza in 1987, I, Hekmet Abdulla, died in Gaza in 2005, Me, who was beaten to death, Like a dear in an arena of lions striving for help and a breath of life. Except this lion was my father Hi, my name is Hekmet Abdulla Dragging me by..
Fear in an ex-fiance Fear in a vulnerable man Fear because I cannot Tears from a crying baby Tears from a masculine man Tears because I can’t Oh society You made me show them I am a madman You made me show them I am a superman While I am just wrecked like a soldier..
Trapped between four walls I must address I loath this feeling, this loneliness I walk around hundreds of people, yet I still feel alone Even when I finally arrive back home It’s like isolation in a pitch black room You don’t know if you’re dead, you don’t know what to do Slowly and slowly, piece..
No knowledge known without you, my precious The electricity that races through In the wired rectangular object Is like the blood that paces through my vein Your brightness gives me advice and guidance In moments of no faith and depression You are my reminder of my events And my wakeup calls in the morning shine..
A person begins their life as a newborn They are born pure They can barely see, Hear, Or Talk The next stage in a person’s life is being a child They are reckless, Immature, Lacking responsibility, But in the same time they are Pure, Beautiful from inside and outside, They’ll gain knowledge whether..
Dominative Relationships There was this guy, we went out all the time It wasn’t even a guy, it was something that we all needed to buy It was carried in my pocket, considered more precious than a locket Everyone wanted to buy the new one every year, They all went crazy about it, even including..
My New Year’s Resolutions Have a few family days regularly regardless of my time constraints Appreciate all the good things in my life, regardless of the bad Prepare better for school everyday Praise and appreciate all the good mentors in my life Yearn for good grades and a successful future and work hard to get..
Perfume Born surrounded by scents wondering where his own is always distracted by the city and the aura of which it gave who knew his lack of odor could turn him away from the world being seen as a creature and not a human this man was both cursed and blessed and the smells had..
There it goes… There it goes again… Casting stones… There it goes Trying to bruise you scare you, somehow tear you down There it goes again… The voices, dark and cold Casting stones All the imperfections in intervention invading your space And as you get older the voices get louder the road seems longer and..
“Betrayal” I yearned for something great True love, that wasn’t fake you made my heart deteriorate While I stayed up all night, thinking about you You betrayed me , with a guy I never knew I kept questioning myself “How could you?” Oh how I thought of the ways I could torture you Nevertheless, it’s..
Feminist A word A word most people are afraid of labeling themselves as It’s a word which society is ashamed of They are so caught up with the false interpretations This word has lost its true meaning Behind those majestic crashes there will be gentle waves Because you’re a girl Mama can I play sports..
Sitting on the bus seat, comfortable more than I have ever been Headphones are in Listening to the music; characterizing every sound of every word, byte, and music beat For I was relaxed No work pressure No friend drama No teacher drama No grade issues The mind was empty At least for now I looked..
To the airport I go And out that window the land I seek The temperature outside was so low The airplane’s fuel tank started to leak The ground beneath us shook And the violent wind blew Outside we took a look And there the old hag flew There a new tornado came It swallowed the..
Can a person really hate another? Maybe a slight dislike or might consider an enemy or indifferent, But can a person really hate another? Well, It can happen Yet it is scarce as it is of our human nature to sympathize As it is of human nature to act authentic in front of others, which..
State the duration of your stay State your identity, State your gender I’m of 15 years, I am a spawn What’s between my legs is none of your concern Spare me the burn of your judgement I’m a captive of the cage Tight bars glisten in triumph, bars imprinted with mockery As my age increases,..
Death Death is bad Death is misery Death is pain Death is punishment That is what most imagine However, this is stereotypical For a women living in constant fear, death is her salvation For a child getting abused, death is its place of serenity For a poor wife worried how will she feed her children..
Friendship is more that two or more people constantly talking together and pathetically claiming “we’re friends” or “I am friends with her”. Friendship is a bound of trust and mutual support Your friends are your allies And I am not talking about the these people you call barely speak to but claim to be friends..