Nobody

First, it’s forgotten phone calls and then it’s forgotten texts. And then apologies which make no sense. While I fall behind to catch my breath, feeling diminished and defeated. There’s always that feeling that I gave it my all and it’s never enough because there are still forgotten events and memories. All I can do…

Maybe…

To my Godmother, You’ve been gone for sixteen years already, that’s half my lifetime. Over the years I may have resented you a little for leaving too soon and missing so much of what goes on in my life. I may have blamed you for not being there because no one else understood me like…

Self-forgiveness

Hi everyone,I participated in this empowering platform called, “Baynehwbaynek” on Instagram which tackles different realistic topics each time. Please check it out the topics and responses are amazing: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bs99YjfDJCo/ The subject this time was about Self-forgiveness and while I was writing the sentence below on my palm it really made me aware of how tough…

Speechless

I took this image below during my afternoon walk and I’ve been obsessed with it ever since. I don’t think my description will do it any justice, but this is one of the reasons I love winter! I love the way nature craves the light as if saying, “Thank you for this wonderful gift.” I…

The Glow

Sometimes there is a short silent pause between storms. It could be a chance to reflect and notice the divine glow on your path.   ©ZeinaA.G

Break the Cycle

She had heard the same degrading advice throughout each phase of her life, sometimes it would be that she was trying too much, she was too passionate about things that may never happen. She had thoroughly memorized all the advice about how she was slipping in the wrong direction and seeing that she was nowhere…

Each Year

Each year I used to stare at the submit button and my heart skipped a beat. I always left my writing until the last minute because in my mind there was always something more important to do. My dreams were silly, so I skipped the submit button. I skipped the “publish to blog” thinking ‘What…

REMEMBER ME (A Collaboration)

This is another collaboration with my very talented best friend Manessah B. of the blog: Couch Talks, Wisdom & A Cup of Joe. REMEMBER ME (A Collaboration) My star, as you float away I watch you,noticing the shadows you leave behindin hands where your light has spent years shiningever so brightly.  I beg Time rewind. Was it not yesterday…