23.5.13- Year of Sorrow
Year of Sorrow

23.5.13.

I didn’t ask for it all I asked for what meant everything The fall doesn’t scare me now It is the height You will dig my dreams out of the earth You will because they are yours too There is an evident lie called truth And you’re not a memory yet

15.4.13 Year of Sorrow
Year of Sorrow

15.4.13

At the bottom of misery’s ocean Is a soul manic to its core Pride that lingers the wreck Doesn’t bring it back life The closest we ever get Is that we forget The invisible boundaries if not touched Will never be found The only reason that keeps you around are roses that bloom right out […]

21.4.14- Year of Sorrow
Year of Sorrow

21.4.14

And this is where I built my prison This is where I’m still waiting A heaven for all the dreams that died screaming And a hell for all the ones that lived to see me fail A place where I haunt the staircases looking for you And you rip pages out of a desolate copy […]

Writing

The Woman

I promise you sometimes the world is on my side.  and I write the future.  I let the trees grow their barks through walls  and then they are homes no longer sometimes the pavement cracks open  for a clover.  sometimes a deer in the woods gets to decide the trickle down of planets. and when […]

start a novel- Momina Arif's Blog
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5 ways to never start a Novel.

Writing a Novel is a tricky business. You will spend a lot of time reading, more so than even writing and this is to research ways that an idea can be executed. Now there are many rules to start a storyline, and you should take them all with a grain of salt. There are always […]

25.12.14 Year of Sorrow
Year of Sorrow

25.12.14

He shivers like a flame Asks me to write a poem That looks like me I spin in riddles Of contempt Like a snake Shedding Forgetting I’m not the same person I was last December I don’t know what I look like anymore

The British Law- Momina Arif's Blog
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The British Law

Behold the British Law, the horse breeder and his reptilian bastards.  May they grow into men. May they know better than fear.  Behold the Shakespearean threat.  Women who tasted freedom and never returned  May they never return.  May they never learn.  Behold the blood that ran blue and tangled you in it’s web  Let it […]

8.2.16 Year of Sorrow
Year of Sorrow

8.2.16.

And do not wither into foolishness Thinking crystals of diamonds. In every fiber you hold the strength of lifetimes that blister the hands of death. And never believe that you’re delicate. The skies tremble for the souls that wake to try again every time. Even if the eternal wrecks in toll. They will never be […]

Books Writing

Bookstagram 101

You’d be interested in finding out what exactly is a bookstagram if you are a book enthusiast, a writer, a blogger under the book-blogging niche or just someone who has been swept off of their feet by the obnoxiously beautiful images of books on Instagram   You also might have followed a certain tag to see […]

What is a poem made up of? - Momina Arif's Blog
Writing

What is a poem made up of?

What do you need to know about writing poetry? What are the things that differentiate poetry from other kinds of writing? And most importantly, what makes a good poem? Keep reading to find out all  the things that make up a poem. A feeling that really stuck with you.

10 things I know about artists- Momina Arif's Blog
Writing

10 things I know about artists

Here is a peculiar list of things I know about artists by living with one. 1- ) They rarely know what they’ve made: So this is an exercise I have with my sister, who is an artist, after she makes any piece. I ask her what it’s about, she looks at me like I asked […]

A day in the life of- Momina Arif's Blog
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A day in the life of…

For the idea of this blog post, a day in the life of, I have to credit someone else- Thequietpeople.com A day in the life of me includes first of all waking up early. And I do that because I sleep early too. As boring as the very introduction sounds, it is what it is. […]

a little something about writing- Momina Arif's Blog
Writing

A little something about writing.

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Here’s the thing about this blog, it’s a writing blog. So for my very first blogpost I would like the topic itself to be writing. I want it to be about how ‘writing’ works with perfect examples of what the writing process looks like. First of all it’s the inspiration. […]

The Caterpillar- Momina Arif's Blog
Writing

The Caterpillar

When the days came crashing I whispered promises into debris Made demon deals and blind dives into things you don’t return from But I wanted my skin off I was no butterfly and I was a wicked caterpillar I believed in nothing and every feather I collected off the earth I wanted to fly less […]