Dear Dad

Dear Dad I wonder what you would think of me, of the woman I have become. I wonder if you would be proud of my achievements. I wonder would you be proud of my character, my personality and what about my principles and values. I wonder how much of me is you. I know I … Continue reading Dear Dad



Day 24 of the October writing prompt challenge January Cold, fresh and crispy air. It smells and feels clean with the icy snap overtaking everything else. A single step outside and I breathe in deeply. Snow, covering the road, pavement and all of the cars. Now everything is the same. Everything is uniform. Everything matches, … Continue reading January


Day 23 of the October writing prompt challenge. Mother-in-Law A beautiful soul A nourishing heart A deep carer A sincere sympathiser A generous giver A noble mind A ready giver of love A considerate thinker A home to many Always, a mother May Allah protect her and grant her good in this life and the … Continue reading Mother-in-Law


Day 22 of the October writing prompt challenge Dinner "What's for dinner today?" He asked the same question everyday, as soon as he got home from school. She tensed up, not wanting to disappoint him, knowing that he undoubtedly would be. "The same as last night, honey." She said softly. "Great." He muttered sarcastically. He … Continue reading Dinner

A Wish

Day 20 of the October writing prompt challenge. A Wish "I made a wish and you came true." That's what you told me at the beginning of out journey. When we first made our promises and took on our duties to one another. I made a wish and you came true. A wish as in, … Continue reading A Wish


Day 19 of the October writing prompt challenge. Change Change is inevitable and unavoidable. There can be no going back. Every second that passes and moment that flies away, more change greets you. Once a change has arrived and announced itself, there can be no unchanging. Only more change. You cannot go back to the … Continue reading Change

Dead Leaves

Day 17 of the October writing prompt challenge Dead Leaves With the summer long gone, the winter was readying herself In the mean time Dead Leaves were surrounding them Broken routines were promising new adventures Of snow and torrential rain, storms and winds with new horizons Dead leaves scattering themselves over every terrain Vivid in … Continue reading Dead Leaves


Day 16 of the October writing prompt challenge. I’m cheating today as I’m recycling an old post which was entitled ‘Her Tears’ which is an extract from the novel I’m writing... TearsAn extract from my novel. Yasmin I was tired of crying. I felt the all too familiar sensation of tears readying themselves within me. I … Continue reading Tears