I am she, Astarte

I am she, owner and beholder of the prophecy My name? My name is poetry. I am Inanna, Aisha, and Mary, I am Astarte, bow now And Hear my clear voice Now rise, by my grace, and say my name: I am the dark matrix, I am the source of the sun and the stars! […]

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Looking Forward to Winter Activities

Thanksgiving break is over, and I am about wrapping up my semester at Columbia this fall, and already planning my winter break activities, including immersing myself in my spiritual practice which, for me, always includes the passionate pursuit of knowledge. I have always been interested in my ancestral homeland and my Iraqi heritage and look […]

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Psychic and Spiritual Counseling

I have been receiving a lot of interest in my personal counseling and talk therapy services. I am here for you! If you are interested in a personal consultation on love, life, marriage, relationships, loss, and healing techniques, please! Provide your contact information when you use the Contact form or email me to discuss future appointments and rates. […]

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Crucifixion

I learned today that the American Museum of the Bible in Washington D.C. does not contain Arabic versions of the Bible (thank goodness for scholarship!). This was a real disappointment to me, for the image of Christ and his martyrdom is a powerful one for Arab Christians and Muslims alike. On the other side of […]

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New Poem, Bloodied Roses

For my first post, I would like to share the script of the poem I recently performed at a fantastic event at Columbia organized by the Muslim Writers Collective and the Muslim Protagonist writers groups. I performed an English language poem of my own creation titled, “Bloodied Roses.” I actually had edited a few lines […]

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