The window and the guest

The window and the guest

By Nasra Al Adawi I have been trying to mentally prepare for the ‘healing pen’ session since some time now, but uneasy my mind sits.  Life seems to imitate our intent, as true to the topic we have chosen, I feel a sense of loss and grief. Whilst I prepare, I am in the...
Dareen…

Dareen…

By Nasra Al Adawi Death hurts Like a stab In the soul Bleeding, Yet untraceable Of million stabs The torture is undone Like watching Yourself, burning in fire That’s how loss is Watching, Your loved one A falling leaf Heartbeat, gone...
Anyone for poetry during Covid 19?

Anyone for poetry during Covid 19?

By Nasra Al Adawi My country was calling out for volunteers during this COVID-19 Corona virus crisis and although I was raring to go, I was labelled either too old to volunteer or my blood too low to donate. They told me to check again when my blood gets high. I don’t...

Mindful Fasting

By Nasra Al Adawi We are a prey to distractions. We are distracted by all the exciting things that happen around us. Distractions hit its peak when we are on the verge of calming our mind and trying to shut out the noise surrounding us. That is when the sweet...

Time to present our true selves

By Nasra Al Adawi Yes, there is no denying that today it is hard to be away from social media. I know. For I, as an adult, have also been swept into the same current. We all know that social media has become the core of everything that we do now. Furthermore, I’m...

Sports for all

By Nasra Al Adawi “Teach your children swimming, archery and horse riding.” The words of Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) echoed in my mind during a visit to a sporting event, recently. This hadith is a true testimony to the importance of sports. And it is our responsibility...
COVID-19’s uncertainties as well as blessings

COVID-19’s uncertainties as well as blessings

  Nasra Al Adawi Writer and poet (OMAN) COVID-19 has brought in both good and bad aspects to my life. While on one hand I am beleaguered by uncertainties, on the other, I feel I am also blessed in many ways. An unpredictable period When I say, “uncertainties”, I...