A Friend Original

“The universe has made it so that every seven years we are born again, Stardust trickling down to regenerate our tired bodies and souls, bringing forth new hope and possibilities atom-by-atom”. -Melissa Raynoha

A Hearty Declaration

To those who shut down my efforts realize I am passionate even within the confinements of reality. I see no reason why anyone should render my values unjust. I care about the well-being of others as well as my self-respect. I am entitled to complete freedom as long as it does not infringe upon the rights…

Ode to Finals Week

Twas the night before finals, and all through the college, The students were praying for last minute knowledge. Most were quite sleepy, but none touched their beds, While visions of essays danced in their heads. In my own apartment, I had been pacing, And dreaded exams I soon would be facing. My roommate was speechless,…

It’s Called Rang

             Despite everyone wearing clothing of similar cultures a person was able to see the individuality of each and every person. An outfit spoke of simplicity in one’s everyday life and outgoingness or need for the company of others. There was elegance vs. life-like choppiness, bright vs. calm, and polished…

Picture Perfect at Punjabi Gala

 I remember spending hours to get dressed for this event. And I was glad to get ready with a friend. Sundus and I made sure to start getting dressed at least four hours in advance to do our hair, makeup, and nails. This event isn’t just about the open dance floor. We were excited as…

Red Carpet at Gala

                  This past weekend I had the privilege of attending this soiree that is known as Punjabi Gala hosted by our university’s Sikh Student Association. Everything from the hall, to the people, and of course the food were amazing! A few of my friends and I got…

Busy, Busy, Busy…

My inspiration for posting usually stems from my lack of confidence or inability to cope with any current mental state that I am in. In other words, one of extreme distress. But if you do look through some of the greatest literary works the most interesting or famous ones arise out of society’s reduced awareness…

A Notebook’s Past

Througout my college years I’ve unsuccessfullly tried to keep a journal that would exist as a collection of random memories or experiences. Sadly, as a result of my dissatisfaction with or embarrassment from these readings all that is left are just a few passages or recorded texts. These last few pocket notes seems to span from…

Humdard

Why is life just a couple of moments long? For this kind of love, even ages aren’t enough Let me ask for some more time from God As I just want to live here I don’t want to go far from You As You are my compassionate partner (Humdard is a person who shares your…