withering memories

credits: honeymcmoney.com

 ” As blistering winds
call lingering yesterdays
feathers tether on”

~ zaahida


Syria: warmth of a refugee


Recent photo, refugee camps of the displaced Syrian families.
Credits: Facebook Page “The Victorious Party in the Land of Ash-Sham VII”

“crystalline waters

over Iman-lit tents they lay

thawing blankets”

~ zaahidah

Iman is the Arabic word for Faith in Islamic Monotheism. 

haiku path

A haiku is written in 3 lines/sections. I decided to write 3 separate haikus which act as 3 lines/sections creating a larger collective  HAIKU…

“warmth invades the snow
*4 seasons – 1 tree*
showers freeze on impact as
sleet glistens by night”
‘spring slush arises
equinox extends the days
yet seeds fail to bloom’
‘cold escapes the heat 
barely there hot air leaves
barren fields thirsty'”
By the snow as it fades and leads to spring. By summer which steals the cool and introduces the scorch, awaiting the rusty leaves…the Haiku path continues