Tale Telling: for the broken, the silenced, and the unpublished

Writing is therapeutic, and we've all found ourselves penning some notes to express ourselves. More often than not, the best write ups are the results of deep feelings, that once troubled us, or elevated us. Moving and genuine piece are also pleasant to read, and this is the purpose of this blog. Have you written... Continue Reading →

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What it means to be an extroverted introvert

“We wanted to tell you to come, but you were so quiet last time we thought maybe you didn’t enjoy yourself.” For a month at kindergarten, I wouldn’t let go of my mother. When I finally did, it took me a long time to make friends. That’s how it started: the way I was raised.... Continue Reading →

Inevitable Commitment

What a perfect place to be at. The room is dimly lit, orange light reflecting from the curtains that I am not familiar with. I get the feeling it’s a sunset, although it’s minutes past noon. A sunset is what would make this scene more sensible, and everything going on in my body and mind... Continue Reading →

XX in excess

Leen El Taki I am not the typical genetic XX you x-pect me to be. I am a compl-x combination of stardust and burnt ashes, I am x-citement dressed with a torn black lace dress- the designer: Reality I am the definition of an emotional roller coaster, The faster it goes the less likely you... Continue Reading →

An analogy

Leen El Taki My patience grew longer like the locks of my hair Yet weaker to match the white and the grey And my braids mirror the knots that tied my stomach when my fear welled up and all i could do is regurgitate the words that crawled up my spine, vertebrae by vertebrae More... Continue Reading →

Memoirs of a Foreigner

They tell you that it will all be over soon and you’ll eventually get used to it. However, the reality hits the moment you realize that as you leave home now, you take with you the bits and pieces of people and things that make you who you are. Only when you decide to return... Continue Reading →

Hold on tight, cause here we go

Leen El Taki When the darkness comforts you because it flatters the little light house of hope in you that was once a raging light, a striking thunder in the seas. When your bed is the only comfort that reaches the depth of your bones because it is the least harsh experience in life, When... Continue Reading →

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