Of Mice and Men

In John Steinback’s ‘Of Mice and Men’, the author depicts George as a psychologically conflicted character who heaved the burden of his mentally comprimised and innocent friend Lennie, along with the unfulfilled American dream of owning a ranch of his own. George is a simple, street smart person with a good deal of common sense, […]

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Judgement

This is a poem I wrote in 2015 which I still feel holds true for today, and it goes to show that discrimination and the compulsion to ostracise someone is still prevalent in our society today. Intolerance on the basis of religion, culture, ethnicity, disability and gender are all apart of human sin and will […]

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To the Front Lines

Inspired by the writing style of “The Brook” by Alfred Lord Tennyson. I rode across the battlefield, For cannons volleyed past And cries of pain, they echoed with Grieving words of men-their last – Gunshots sounded through the land And voices roared together As the bravest of men, they charged into war As I rode […]

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For you, a thousand times over..

Fast forward a few years, Sohrab is now an adult living an independent life in Montreal with his wife Zainab. I felt it would be interesting to write a letter from Sohrab to Amir, expressing his gratitude and wishing him a happy 55th birthday. I’ve tried to capture Sohrab’s style of expression which I thought […]

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