Writing About Alice

In an evening of July, kids on the grass laid after playing around. It was twilight, it’s almost time to go inside. Their hands behind their heads stretched out on the ground, whispering tales here and there with childish fabricated events of imaginary knights. On the grass they were as they said your name, quiet... Continue Reading →

Down

It doesn't matter if you lose awareness Just fall deep, deep down the rabbit hole of your mind   © 2014 ALIA SULTAN

Motion

Into the constellations I pictured you   In the stars I found you   © 2014 ALIA SULTAN      

To: The Light

Whose story would I tell you now? No one you know, or maybe yourself, and sometimes I don’t even know: He was standing on the stage trying to adjust his microphone for a very long time with intervals of annoying beeping of his microphone, so I got distracted for a long time thinking about the... Continue Reading →

"I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center." -Kurt Vonnegut

Night Sky

"He was there alone with himself, collected, tranquil, adoring, comparing the serenity of his heart with the serenity of the skies, moved in the darkness by the visible splendors of the constellations, and the invisible splendor of God, opening his soul to the thoughts which fall from the Unknown. In such moments, offering up his... Continue Reading →

"I must say a word about fear. It is life's only true opponent. Only fear can defeat life. It is a clever, treacherous adversary, how well I know. It has no decency, respects no law or convention, shows no mercy. It goes for your weakest spot, which it finds with unnerving ease. It begins in... Continue Reading →

A Man in Time

He was the sole person I couldn’t feel time moving around whenever we conversed. I remember you would ask me: ”Who taught you to do that?” whenever I followed his words by suddenly standing in the middle of chaos like a statue with hands on my face. And I'd close my eyes tightly, imagine a... Continue Reading →

Stand Still

Stand still Feet buried in sand, deep like a statue   Stand still tidal waves will come crashing but you will not drown   © 2014 ALIA SULTAN  

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