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Poem / Poetry

February 09, 2016

Reads: 95

Comments: 4

Shelves: 2

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We were in a rush to leave our coastal city, but when the time came, we didn't want to say goodbye Read More

Article / Other

September 06, 2015

Reads: 112

Shelves: 1

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Criticizing the situation in Lebanon. Read More

Reads: 257

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A foreign mother is being forced by her Kuwaiti son to go propose to his secret girlfriends mother. Confused and desperate, the mother hasn't a clue about the Arabic cultural norms when it comes to marriage... Read More
We All Have a Voice” is an inspiring testament to the power of speaking the truth, of bringing meaning to suffering, and of discovering what truly matters in this life. Amina, Maha’s mother, grew up in a Middle Eastern home where, from the time she was seven, she was responsible… Read More
"Go forth, light-armed and heavy-armed, and strive with your wealth and your lives in the way of Allah! That is best for you if ye but knew." Nobel Qu'an (9:41) Read More

Poem / Romance

August 05, 2014

Reads: 57

Shelves: 1

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She is a flower from the East. Read More

Tags: east, flower

Reads: 182

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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The prelude to my new book "Born Under the Brixton Sun". A story about the lives of four young adults living in South London. Some want to improve their lives, others want to destroy them but everyone wants a different life to the one they've been given. Read More

Reads: 96

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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This piece is about my traumatic experience when I went for a visit to my country in the middle east. Nothing's really been the same since then. A lot of people hate on Arabs because they generalize that we are all terrorists. We are NOT. I honestly don't care if… Read More
The purpose of this research paper is to demonstrate analysis of the modernization processes of Afghanistan under the ruling of Amanullah Khan and that of France under the ruling of King Louis XIV; applying theories to compare and understand the accomplishments and failures resulting from the attempts of reformations to… Read More
Angelina, the author's alter ego, embarks a creative journey through men, art, books, Zen, Tantra, Psyche, and Goddess medicine, Executive by day, lover by night, Angelina hunts for men and business in hope of finding love and success. Convinced that she is more than a daughter, a lover or a… Read More
A short poem on the everyday massacre in Gaza Strip Palestine Read More
A mysterious foreigner shows up in the village of Akrabat, Turkmenistan. I apologise for people who find this politically incorrect about Akrabat, Russia and Turkmenistan overall. I didn't find very much about Turkmenistan, only the internet was my reference, so I had to make the scenery up ><" Read More
Summery?... im about to post a story here... Read More
After heavy clashes, an activist chats to a taxi driver Read More
Juggernaut's friend Belal got into a jam by dating a woman from department store 'Kirpalani's' in Trinidad. Read More
Germany 1947. A war lost, a country divided while shadows of the past linger over cities in rubble. Hunger is paired with self-pity. When an additional twelve million Germans from Pomerania and East Prussia arrive in the Rhineland and Bavaria, among them the Marlow family, the burden gets unbearable. Displaced… Read More
The Baikal seal lives in one of the oldest and deepest freshwater lake in the world, Lake Baikal in East Russia. The Baikal seal is the only one to live in fresh water. Read More

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Shelves: 1

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My poem is based around a soldier in the midst of a crisis. His country used the excuse of "war" to invade, take over and deprive a 3rd world country. After hiding the truth for almost a century he finds out the real reason and realises his whole life had… Read More

Short Story / Travel

February 24, 2013

Reads: 166

Shelves: 1

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Juggernaut learned first hand that feeding wild birds could be troublesome if not hazardous. Read More
A poem about the Mad Poet/Necromancer Abdul Alhazred, who wrote the Necronomicon. Read More

Reads: 370

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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This is a short play about being centered and in harmony in the universe. It is easy to be charismatic when you are centered. And the mask that covers the foolishness of the fool has yet to be discovered. Read More

Book / Travel

September 29, 2012

Reads: 328

Shelves: 1

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In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world. The first part of his odyssey took him through South America and up through Africa, accompanied by his mythical hunter companion, Orion. Between the Cartwheels is the sequel to that cartwheel, his… Read More
Told in the first person, this is a short story about a gay American nurse and his Iranian boyfriend, Shapour. A workplace bully picks on Shapour because of his ancestry. Willing to stand up for justice, will he learn how to defend himself when the time comes? Read More

Book / Fantasy

June 17, 2012

Reads: 367

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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Inspired by "The Legend of Zelda," “Fable,” and “The Elder Scrolls,” this epic about a young man, the last of the Dragon Fighters, must discover his destiny and save his kingdom from total annihilation by a force of darkness. Read More
Definitions for emo-scene and kawaii-gyaru. Read More

Reads: 261

Comments: 8

Shelves: 1

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Sucide is not for popular girls, or anyone. Read More

Reads: 108

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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For displeasing the king, a lord is given a white elephant, but it turns out to be more of a monster than a blessing. Read More
Another excerpt from the chapter on the Arab-Israeli conflict from my book "How Canada Could Rule the World" The whole chapter can be found at http://www.scribd.com/doc/76719875/Canarabia-Find-Peace Read More

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