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#gaumee vaahakavaahakavaahaka x   footnote: Hae Hae - Bey, Toy, Ziya & Rydey: A critical review and analysis via Mirus Daily  

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Drugs, bats and the banyan tree

I have to call my dealer. I don’t want to but my girlfriend’s going mental. The drug’s got such a big hold on her. It’s meant to be harmless isn’t it, marijuana? But looking at her, the anger on her tiny face, the desperation...

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Tonight's Epilogue

"Tonight I can write the saddest lines. Write, for example, 'The night is starry and the stars are blue and shiver in the distance.' The night wind revolves in the sky and sings. Tonight I can write the saddest lines..." - Pablo Neruda -...

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Dreams (or other people suck)

“There is a kind of place that you can access only in dreams,” he says. “It is vicious, unhinged, formless horrors scudding back and forth across an impenetrable sky.” He sips from a cup of tea and lights a cigarette. “Sometimes they touch the...

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White

We sat in a room of white, of depressed paint, of peeled plaster. We sat in a room of white, waist deep in nostalgia and yellow bile. We sat in a room of white; the crimson possibility of death incarnadined on our sore wrists....

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It seemed bigger then,

It seemed bigger then, trees so plentiful and enormous, pine needles thick and browning on the ground, the paths covered in white sand, and that passage with its queer reddish tiles, shaded by bougainvillea that streaked down the sides, so sublime then that it...

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Naima

Everyday, while she waited for her husband to come home, Naima would meticulously lay out the table. First she would take a damp cloth and wipe the surface. Then she would arrange the plastic table mats. There was one for the rice bowl, one...

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Sheikh's Razor

I shaved my pubes with Sheikh Shaheem’s razor. It was electric. I took great care, making sure to leave no strays. I hope it still smelt of my musk when the sheikh held it in his hands; as a reminder of our connection. Of...

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The Mullah

Once when Cousin Jamal was studying abroad, in Malaysia, he was found naked in bed with his girlfriend during Ramadan. And Uncle Muneer had darkened with rage and had him dispatched straight to the mullah, twenty miles from Petaling Jaya. The mullah was full...

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Ismail's Demon

Ismail woke up with a start. He was sweating all over. On other days his lucid dreaming somehow helped. Provided an escape. But the things he saw just now leaves him unsettled. Vivid isn´t the right word. Nightmarish? He is surprised he can still...

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love + lust + faith + dreams

An imaginary conversation that may or may not have taken place in a fictional space nice nice is too nice a word for it hmm what?/ just hmmm i am lost? are you? lost is a good place to be yeah i know fuck...

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Excerpt from his poem “Society"; a work in progress.

Society, your values, gleaming and glistening in the sun, chanting the future of humankind and its morality, with devices of rhetorics and deceivingly moulding our logic, feeding your yearning spectators with their longing truths, your values, too pigheaded to admitting its coated medallion, its...

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