6 Arabic Proverbs To Live By

Bidding farewell to this blessed month of Ramadan is never easy. Yet, the time has come to move forward & hopefully practice good deeds for the rest of the year, not just wait for this blissful month to give time to Islam. Here are some Arabic proverbs that are, in a way pieces of advice, […]

Help

You seek it in people, You look for it in skies. Your wait for a saviour, Has no end in sight. Wasn’t it people who took your peace away? Wasn’t it nature that covered an ugly realm with beauty? You look for consolation, pieces of advice & gratitude in others only because they’ve lived longer […]

An Addition to my Art Supplies

Here it’s, finally completed! This artwork, as is evident, is inspired by Rajasthan. The photograph also features my really old Rajasthani jewellery I used to wear as a child in fancy dress competitions & stage plays. So, this is a post specifically about my true love, painting! I recently bought ‘Winsor & Newton’ water color […]

Things We Underestimate

1. Respect. Anyone can earn money but try earning some respect along side a prosperous bank account. 2. Compassion. You can be strong, resilient & confident but having a little bit of compassion will do no harm. 3. Tears. Let them fall. Holding them back will only make you weak. 4. Wisdom. It’s not only […]

An Exploration

What’s art? Is it colors that are splashed on a canvas, poems brimming with metaphors or a heart-warming prose? For me art is an exploration. Over the years it has helped me on a personal & mental level. It has carried my emotions in ways no human could have. I’ve been able to explore my […]

Mine

Art, words & poems All are mine Except for you. -Nameera.

18 & melancholic!

Today was simply one heck of a morning! I was sound asleep in my room when distinct voices woke me up. At first they were unclear but soon I could make out what my mother was saying on the phone, “Oh, how much did you get? What about Nameera?”, the last line was a signal […]

It Came

It came like a soft breeze through the window, pushing past the purple curtain. Caressing my back it traced my flesh in a way that drowned me in melancholy. It came as a melody so deep. Imbibing in me an incongruous longing for the past. It came like palpitations as blood dripped from my wrists […]

Ruins

He had entered lost territory, a place where no man has dared to venture. The place was in shambles with walls smouldering into blackness where memories bled at night as she closed her eyes. The grey atmosphere filled his lungs with despair and a longing for the warmth of sunshine. Instead of a garden of […]

The bliss behind loneliness

For the most part, the walls didn’t close in on me. But the dancing shadows on the ceiling did become my only pals. At times my breath wasn’t enough to keep me alive. My mind almost gave up yet this blood pumping device inside my body helped me through. A soft tap, tap, tap like […]