Tag Archives: Longing

Love and Absence

I thought it would be easier to tame my longing in your absence, I was wrong. Love survives the distance, and absence could make the heart grow fonder. Sometimes love defies even the distance between life and death; ask any … Continue reading

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The Resilience of Longing

The English language in its practical and innovative usage, and in its diverse richness of synonyms comes up short sometimes in expressing feelings. In my profession as an Arabic translator, dealing primarily with technical and scientific subjects I am often … Continue reading

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Walking Away from Love

When it comes to love, it is either given or returned. It is neither forced upon someone, nor taken. It can be perhaps learned, and practiced, and willed into existence like a forgotten habit. It can also wither and die … Continue reading

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And I do Forget Sometimes

And I do forget sometimes, about you. In the space between one breath and the next. As if I exhale you on one, to breathe you in on the other. And I speak with all other men, desperately trying to ignite … Continue reading

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Still Missing You … Fifty Days On

You remain my beloved, even when you rejected the opportunity to become my lover. Everything I know about love, are the feelings you have taught me. I will never reach out to claim you, steal you or borrow you, but … Continue reading

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