Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Dome

The dome on the hill stands forlorn and vigilant, yearning for the days in which its halls echoed with wisdom. The stars beneath its reach-once brilliant and vivid-are but dulled husks of their former selves, dimly flickering with nostalgia. No … Continue reading

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If I Were a Lebanese Sunni

Originally posted on A Separate State of Mind | A Blog by Elie Fares:
For a country that prides itself with its religious diversity, branding it as a tourism slogan and all the cliche that comes with it, we sure are…

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Ascension

Rabieh paced¬†the perennial beach with his hands behind his back, taking in the stars and moon, and the waves whom they implored to dance. All was silent save for the rolling of the waves; not a soul accompanied him on … Continue reading

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Saffron

Somewhere in the back of his head he could hear a santoor, setar and chambar ensemble playing seductively from inside a tent, complete with¬†towering candle stacks that exuded slowly undulating wisps of smoke. Collin licked his lips in ecstasy and … Continue reading

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