Trip to the United States: Part 4. Three Things I Never Do ft. New York

  1. Demonstrations Despite being actively involved in social action since 2013, I had never joined a street march or protest till the 20th of September this year. As discussed in a previous blog post, I'm very apprehensive of getting involved in public activism due to a variety of reasons. Initially, I wasn't even planning… Continue reading Trip to the United States: Part 4. Three Things I Never Do ft. New York

Trip to the United States: Part 3. Washington D.C.

  Washington D.C., September 2019. Photos by Emilie F. Yaakaar. All Rights Reserved © 2019

Trip to the United States: Part 2. history /ˈhɪst(ə)ri/

"the whole series of past events connected with a particular person or thing."     The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), September 2019. Photos by Emilie F. Yaakaar. All Rights Reserved © 2019

Song Lyrics: Angel or Devil

"VERSE 1 Being a good girl An expectation out of nowhere Trying to avoid conflict Is mistaken for kindness and goodwill   Silence might seem compliance But it hosts the deepest rancour Waiting to explode like a timebomb Disguised with a smile and a nod   PRE-CHORUS Everyone has their limit Reaching mine has me… Continue reading Song Lyrics: Angel or Devil

Poem: To Those Who Dare Approach Her

"Please take care of my rose With little to no love She grew from ashes and rotten soil Ready to surmount the world   Please take care of my rose Such a selfless force Always there for you through the worst Her grace is not deserved by most   Please take care of my rose… Continue reading Poem: To Those Who Dare Approach Her