Saba lay awake in her room hoping that her dad might knock and tell her that everything was okay. She could hear him arguing with her mother but it didn't last long. Soon, the house was silent and her room echoed with time ticking away. The fluorescent stars on her ceiling reminded her to hold … Continue reading Eternal: Chapter 1 – 4
‘Congratulations!’ It was the first word Saba heard when she entered the supervisor’s office. The first word that would be the cause of her nightmares for the next few days. ‘Thank you, sir,’ Saba said pulling out a chair and sitting in front of Mr. Razzaq. ‘I haven’t submitted the draft yet, so I really … Continue reading Eternal: Chapter 1 – 3
True love is not for the faint of heart.
2nd December 2016 10: 55 am First ring. Second ring. 'Yes, dear.’ ‘Salaam, chachu, can you please let me know if there's a flight from Islamabad to Germany?’ 'Stay on the line...’ ‘... In the evening?’ Two minutes later 'There is one at 11 AM, every day. You’ve missed that already.’ 'Not morning, I need … Continue reading Eternal: Chapter One – 1
The prologue from my new novel, Eternal.
The post is another excerpt from my new book, Eternal. I wrote this part with immense difficulty as it is really close to my heart and my memory does no justice to my feelings. Play this beautiful track by Jesse Ruben before you begin reading. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bp3Vq95XGtM I could never understand my father. As cryptic as … Continue reading This is Why I Need You
"Before you grow up, you must fall in love 3 times. Once you must fall in love with your best friend, ruining your friendship forever. This will teach you who your true friends are, and the fine line between friendship and more. Then Once you must fall in love with someone you believe to be … Continue reading No Rocket Science
Would you believe if I tell you that you mean the world to me and that every morning when I wake up I think of you and with the first beep of my cell phone I wish it was your text. Throughout the day I remember you and the tiny little similarities between you and … Continue reading Fading February
They say when people fall asleep, empty cities come to life. They whisper things that make the heart of their people, and the trees rustle in the night wind singing of all the love in the land. The sea crashes against the shore in solidarity with unrequited hearts and sometimes the clouds rain in a desperate … Continue reading Tell me your dreams