Literature


Creative Corner

By Camilla Gailani One month The wet air gleaming with hope beckoning you with all its fickleness and talk of forever You walk one foot in front of the other, stepping close, and yet closer to the cadaver, Blinded by dew. Your eyes foreshadowed by a scarlet hue. On your travels you encounter a…


Creative Corner with Safeerah Mugal

By Safeerah Mugal Winner of two Young Muslin Writers Awards 2015 for prose and poetry, Safeerah Mughal’s Creative Corner brings you a weekly dose of creativity.   Existing Again I lean against the crumbling walls of our cottage. A corner of the roof has collapsed giving it a lop-sided leer Ivy…


Creative Corner with Safeerah Mugal

By Safeerah Mugal Winner of two Young Muslin Writers Awards 2015 for prose and poetry, Safeerah Mughal’s Creative Corner brings you a weekly dose of creativity. The following poem was runner up in Walkopedia’s First Story awards.   Walking with Grandma I can see her from a distance -poring over a book A flock of birds sing outside, and the sky is painted with watercolour blues. She hasn’t heard me coming- so I tiptoe behind her Like a child playing hide and seek And just as I reach out to touch her- I notice the birds have stopped singing… Her thrumming energy is but A little beat – barely audible, Like the broken rhythm of a torn drum skin, I take her hand in mine-they are cold and soft Panic rises in me-a tidal wave of uncertainty…


Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf to be republished world wide

By Mehmet Ibrahim   For the first time in 70 years, Adolf Hitler’s Nazi manifesto Mein Kampf is to be available to buy in Germany as well as many other nations Reprinting the anti-Semitic book was banned after WW2 by Bavaria’s regional government, which held the copyright. The copyright has…


Creative Corner with Safeerah Mughal

By Safeerah Mughal Winner of two Young Muslin Writers Awards 2015 for prose and poetry, Safeerah Mughal’s Creative Corner brings you a weekly dose of creativity. Home   I often wonder about who Home’s first inhabitant was. Lying in the hot sands of time I stared at the ceiling. A circular…


Creative Corner with Safeerah Mughal

By Safeerah Mughal Winner of two Young Muslin Writers Awards 2015 for prose and poetry, Safeerah Mughal’s Creative Corner brings you a weekly dose of creativity. The following piece was a winning entry at the 2015 Young Muslim Writers Awards, a Muslim Hands project presented with the Yusuf Islam Foundation.  …