Madness is Beautiful

The concept of madness is deemed an idea for the wretched. Madness has a certain stigma to it where the words are almost always uttered with a negative connotation. Well what about the beauty behind the madness? What about the fact that madness is actually a trait you can be gifted with. Madness in obsession […]

Khaki Banda

The following is an excerpt from an Urdu song, it is accompanied by the English translation. I heard this initially on a drive to my uncles house a few months back and the words came to life as they hit my eardrums. Upon listening to it more and more, two notions came into my head. […]

Polished Critical

  Hamlet’s Honour Discuss the idea(s) developed by the text creator in your chosen text about the ways in which individuals struggle to restore honour and certainty Honour and certainty are mediums that some individuals will lead their whole lives to seek. We as humanity tend to want to uphold our own honour regardless of […]

Polished Personal

  Prompt- What do these texts suggest about the ways in which individuals struggle to restore honour and certainty? THEME STATEMENT- When a traditionally shy and confidence lacking individual goes about a course of action out of their comfort zone, and proceeds to take drastic; he or she will have an instinctual desire to run […]

Bittersweet Trifecta

Part 1- Never Shall I Forget, an emulation of Elie Wiesel   Never shall I forget that night It was the last night at the hospital It turned my nights sleepless and my days tiring   Never shall I forget that smell, the pungent odor of sanitized floors and a hospital waiting room. Never shall […]

The False Perception of a Goodbye

“Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.” ― Jalaluddin Rumi We often have a tendency to think goodbyes are concrete, that they are written in stone, and that they are, goodbye forever. By definition, “goodbye” simply […]