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  • Based on your Color, I Treat You

    Appalled were Yemenis when they heard about George Floyd’s brutal death, I mean who wasn’t? How could the American Police be so inhumane, sending a man to his death, just because he is black? Is it possible that being of… Read More ›

  •  Feelings: A Precursor to Hell?

    Suhail Alhamady In this social climate, emotional division has, overwhelmingly, corrupted the purity of reaching for a constructive, rational discussion, and ultimately an approximation of various products of thought, between opposing parts. The consensus, in this day and age, has… Read More ›

  • What’s Nutrition?

    Ghaida AlMatary – Yemeni Dietitian The internet will tell you various definitions of nutrition, let me explain to you what nutrition truly is. Nutrition is the dinner table where you are sharing how your day was with family, it is… Read More ›

  • Sage

    Mattias Monde Beyazit National Library – Istanbul I first encountered the Collected Poems of Sage Meyve several years ago while researching the Selim II Caliphate at the Beyazit National Library in Istanbul. As I had arrived an hour early for… Read More ›

  • Mallika Bhaumik’s ‘How not to Remember’

    Book Review by Gopal Lahiri – Poet & Critic An Inward Journey from the Past Poetry often reminds us that we are connected beyond words, and communication through poetry has the potential to connect dots in a canvas. If you… Read More ›

  • Day 23

    By S. Tonsy Lockdown Day 23 11:11 p.m. I make a wish from my bed, already covered and set to sleep. Writing in my diary is the “last” thing I do everyday since the start of this lockdown. I am… Read More ›

  • I Don’t Expect You to Believe Me

    Greta: Thanks for doing the interview, anyway, on such short notice. I don’t want to do Zoom or Google Hangout. Staring at faces on the screen creeps me out. And I want to have time to think. What happened is… Read More ›

  • Chocolate Chips Cookies

    All Recipes 1 cup white sugar 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons hot water ½ teaspoon salt 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips 1 cup chopped… Read More ›

  • Summer’s Day

    Maryam Qureshi Once upon a beautiful day, I happened to read the Shakespeare’s sonnet, “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?” The sonnet opens up, “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?Thou art more lovely and more temperate.Rough… Read More ›