Journaling…

Journaling…

I always say this, but: bloody hell, long time. Gosh, I miss when my website was called http://www.dianaism.com. I need to contact WordPress and get my old domain back. Anyway, I completely forgot about this blog when I saw no use for it. Maintaining it became a chore and I was uninspired to the point [...]

POEM: Sepia’s haram

POEM: Sepia’s haram

at ab felA Selling dreams of sultry surroundings Sordid coffee Scandalous serenity Of the silenced voices Within the locutions that have constrained my fading Arabic tongue Squiggles Vowels Seens س and sheens ش Leave nostalgic backdrops Oh, To fluently embrace the outcasts of the old Middle East Silent reconnections Of sepia screams Unwrapping rebellions In [...]

Starving for life: Arab women open up about eating disorders

Starving for life: Arab women open up about eating disorders

NOTE: This is re-published because there have been some difficulties in people accessing the original article on Middle East Monitor. Click here for the original. Eating disorders have for long haunted the lives of girls and women all over the world. The thought of a girl as young as 11 scrutinising herself and starving herself [...]

POEM: Falsifier

POEM: Falsifier

Falsifier Moulding masks of infinite terrains evaporated clouds... Flawless face Meaningless pretty smiles hide soul-less laughs. Apathetic eyes. Anxious remarks. Manly beards and feminine hips Feminine beards and manly hips. Manly beards, and feminine hips Feminine beards and manly hips. Moulding masks fake infinite terrains evaporated clouds... And a fucking flawless face