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This post was inspired by the erasure concept where the powerful and popular erase the masses with silence, ignorance, poverty, and haplessness. We live in a tragicomedy we call "reality". In Arabic we say " wa sharrul baliyati ma yodhiko" which means and the worst of all mishaps or tragedies… Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 15, 2020

Reads: 21

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Death or the angel of death is known in the east in Arabic by the phrase ” hadimul lathat” which literally translates to destroyer of earthly pleasures. He permeates citadels like gusty winds and overthrows kings from thones like a turmoil taking over with famine and plague. That is death… Read More
Feminism, women empowerment etc is right at its place but won't it be nice to consider the plight of these poor species too????? Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

July 20, 2020

Reads: 82

Comments: 2

The Review Chain House

The world seemed to come to a halt after the pandemic Corona. This poem showcases the odd irony behind the Quarantine. Entered for Archia's Review Chain contest under the prompt 'Something Odd is in the air'. Read More
A quick assessment of women and why they date who they do. Oh hell, they hardly have a choice. Read More
I've read his works. He was one of the genuine Masters. He also had a sense of humour. He saw the funny side of everything. Read More

Tags: irony

Reads: 53

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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Observations about understanding life's ironies. Read More
Christmas, 2011. But you won't find Kris Kringle or yuletide carols being sung by the fire here. From Afghanistan to Washington, DC, from Iraq to Atlantic City, New Jersey, a cynic wrestles with his conscience, his past, his present road bumps, and God as he pursues his lifelong dream--to play… Read More
The title really says it all. Read More

Tags: satire, irony

Reads: 103

Comments: 3

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Just a thought I developed about Brexit after having seen an item about Martello Towers on tv a couple of days ago. Read More

Poem / Romance

December 08, 2019

Reads: 208

Comments: 3

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Tags: love, hate, irony, cry

Poem / Humor

April 15, 2019

Reads: 207

Comments: 1

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A young Nazi soldier on duty. Read More

Tags: death, irony, jews

Book / Romance

April 03, 2020

Reads: 166

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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Poem / Romance

March 07, 2019

Reads: 323

Comments: 1

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Featured Review by whijan

"wow, powerful poem. Great write " Read More

Reads: 266

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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It speaks for itself, but it needs readers who can think creatively. Read More
ying and yang, hope and despair, the juxtaposition of life. Read More
An animated group robot's rights activist are protesting outside the detention facility. Too bad ZR-22 is not really the one that needs protecting. Written as a response to the writing prompt ""Free ZR-22! Androids are people too!" The protesters chant outside. They think they're saving you, but you're locked up… Read More
A hostage negotiator assures a gunman that his demands will be met. Eventually. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 05, 2018

A true event that happened to me, it was too interesting to not write about it. Read More

Poem / Humor

September 26, 2018

Reads: 338

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about karma and irony Read More

Tags: fate, irony, karma, sarcasm

May this love reach your world. Read More

Tags: loneliness, irony

Reads: 316

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short poem about the desire for solitude. Read More
The story about a man who makes the wrong choice in life. Read More
Just another day, on Lovely Lane. Read More
It is a short story that's confusing, psychologically-thrilling, and yet eccentric all at the same time. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 11, 2017

A friend criticizes my work, only for me to discover that I shocked the ideas he took for granted. Read More
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