Almost Home — A Short Story

This is a short story i’d written some years ago and submitted a portion of it as part of my coursework for Creative Writing. My teacher said it reminded her of ‘the writer Elizabeth Bowen who wrote great novels like ‘The Heat of the Day”, as well as short stories, (. . .) sounded a…

The Morning After — A Short Story

[This was first written for a Creative Writing class in January — it’s not as good as i wanted it to be, i wrote it in one day, with little to no effort, when my dad was in the hospital.] THE MORNING AFTER – A SHORT STORY SUMAIYA AHMED

Blue’s Blues

a poem about depression. does it ever fade or will it ever get better? the blue of the sky and the blue of the river and the blue i feel aren’t the same in shade, but maybe one day i will find it a little easier. to live. to exist. without feeling these pangs of…