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

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

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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 […]

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The Tin Man

… As if it taught me something great, when it only taught me that you break your own heart by listening to it all the time.As if I can live under the shade of that dream forever.

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The white rage

I remember all the things that happened to us before we stopped believing. I know that the night-time lights that gather from all over town don’t go up to a better place. There is no better place.

25.8.15 Year of Sorrow
Year of Sorrow

25.8.15.

Can you tell at the crystalline of the moment.The moment they turn.The moment they’re lost. Can you tell from the smothering gold of the sky.Can you tell from the staggering pull of his eye.The angels were playing with hell fire.

writing competitions august 2019- Momina Arif's Blog
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Writing competitions to apply to in August.

Here’s how you break you summer writer’s block; with a curated list of writing competitions that you can set as monthly writing targets. These writing competitions have a lot to offer as you can get published and win handsome cash prizes. Pick a writing competition from the list below and get writing.

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Year of Sorrow

22.4.15

There will be consequence.  Somewhere In lost children. Lost elsewhere Walking down a bridge that guarded time Following back home a risen tide Was that the day he chose his side?

11.12.15- Year of Sorrow
Year of Sorrow

11.12.15

And all the word hangs in the balance of what you don’t yet have And all you are is a matter of what you are not Until one day when you suddenly feel Like the skin you have has been shredded enough When you have been in all places unkind The better place is somewhere […]