She appeared to me as a silhouette of stardust. Like a being from another planet who was only temporarily visiting earth.
We don’t even need the external world to awaken our senses; we can awaken from within.
What is this mysterious force that hides in the heavens and sends forth an arrow that causes two souls to fall deeply in love?
My attempts to lull her to sleep,
“Religion” is often blamed as the reason why the Israel-Palestine conflict continues. But if peace were the thing that Muslims and Jews were religious about, the conflict would be over, and peace is what we would have.
When our hearts break, the first thing we wish to do is to forget all the sweet memories of our beloved. The best memories become the most painful ones. And on our lonely nights, the memories come back to remind us of the stark contrast between our past and present. Yet, our heart is unable to forget them as it doesn’t come with a ‘delete’ button.
My eyes turn their gaze toward the celestial ones. A blanket of stars wrap me in their embrace. It is quiet and cold. I am in the Negev Desert. The last time I was here was close to a decade ago. It was Hanukah and we’d come here on a school trip. Why did my my mind’s eye bring me back here?