This poem is based on my experiences of growing up in Dubai. Growing up in Dubai means Growing up amongst sky-scraping towers and screeching tyres Men in flashy sports cars and women in floaty abayas. Billboards and lights compete to catch your eye- A bright sun climbs higher in the sky.
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This piece is actually based on an author I heard interviewed and my experience hearing her talk. Her warm, rich voice fills the space, echoing, so tangible I felt as though I could reach out and grab it. She sits on the chair, facing the audience, the glaring hot floodlights illuminating her animated face. HerContinue reading “The speaker”
Summer is one of my favourite seasons, so I made this short and sweet poem for you to feel the summer vibes! Creamy ices, fresh breeze, Melon slices, crystal seas. White sand, summer sun, Beach picnics, the fun’s begun.
This poem is to showcase the beauty and freedom of the desert. ~opalescent sky, willowy clouds, ~dazzling sun, windswept land. ~Rippled dunes, ancient sands, ~Wise old trees, animal tracks.
One golden summer’s day
This poem is based on an actual memory and a very special one. I remember one golden summer’s day, deep in the rich colours and blooms of May. Me and my grandmother sat by the shore, watching the waves roll in, roll out, roll in, roll out. She lifted her arms like she was tryingContinue reading “One golden summer’s day”