The Lands Between

August 7, 2016 It was past midnight and Dalia was on her way to pick her father from Logan airport. They hadn’t seen each other in over two years. As her beaten down white Toyota Corolla made its way...

The Other Side of the Bed

April 8, 2016 The old man eased his tired body into the rocking chair and gently put it into motion. It was an old rocking chair that creaked and groaned as it moved back and forth. It had always been his...

Gardens of Candide

March 6, 2016 Gardens are the sources of nutrition and welfare for human beings. As literary themes, they appear throughout the history. Their cultivation determines the fate and life of characters....

Praise Bestowed

December 24, 2015 It was cold and windy that day. The sun was now slipping into shadows spreading a cold darkness across the land. I stood there in this hallowed and honorable place on earth where those...

The Non-Normative Sexuality of Romeo

December 04, 2015 ‘O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?’ (2.2.33) (i). We may know this line (ii) from our pre-college education. When asked about the theme of Romeo and Juliet (Rom.), student...

Traffic

June 13, 2015 I once lived in a forgotten corner of Karachi, a place where even God had forgotten his way. During the day it was a quiet, sleepy ghost town. But during the night it was a thriving, congested...