Wednesday, July 24, 2024

When It Suddenly Stopped

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By Carol Maher Bebawy There was a hundred people all trapped in a dark room.  The air was congested with babble, and the room was dim...

Curiosity Found the Cat

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By Hala Nasar There was much to do. I knew I looked eerily calm and collected to my already worried mother, but the sweat building on...

The Pink Ribbon

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By Tala Aburous December 2013, a busy day at work, in the bathroom, Eman stood there with her hand on her chest feeling heavy. Checking...

A Turtle with No Name

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By Line Ben Thaier The evening sun sets on my grandmother’s worn-down courtyard on the Isle of Djerba.  In the center of my grandmother’s battered old...

Cacophony of Chaos

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By Malika Kaloo The sunset was painting the sky in the hues of deep orange and indigo, casting a peaceful gaze over the melancholic city....

Bittersweet nostalgia

By Carine Saeed Deafening silence echoed across the Student Center as the girl patiently waited for her following lecture. Occasionally, she would answer the gentleman...

The undesired fate

By Haniya Shoaib “Two hundred and fifty rupees is that last price for this sister,” quarreled the shopkeeper. “What makes you think that these pair of...

The relentless pursuit of everything

By Sharon S. Aruparayil He was just a little boy, tasked with a difficult job.  He was supposed to bring the correct change back, twenty and...

6 o’clock

By Dalal Awienat  It was a breezy spring night in March. I had been trapped in my room under the sheets all day.  After hours of...

A ride to gratitude

By Jana Aljamal Eleven O’clock. The roaring sun sits right above my head and our Prius’ air-conditioning works no better than a blow-dryer. I can...

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