Category Archives: photography

blood moon risen

a blood moon risen, is it blemished with my sins, wounded with my pains? © said sadain, jr.  2018 

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The Umbrellas of Madinah

For this post, allow me to share with my blogging community glimpses of an unlikely world that you, dear reader, may not normally find yourself in: the Masjid an-Nabawi (or Prophet’s Mosque) of Madinah al-Munawwarah (the Enlightened City) in Saudi Arabia.

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a tense life

a tense life against a calm sky, a clear day, but only for a while. © said sadain, jr. 2013

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Peculiar Speed of the 5-7-5s

In a parallel universe, I would have been a prolific writer, churning out, day and night, streams of  prose and poetry, and kilometric reams of novels and essays, you would wonder if I ever stop for anything, if I ever … Continue reading

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a sun song

a sun song sun lifts from beneath steel wings of anxiety, pensile promises.

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last man standing

last man standing under the moon this day each day the clock reminds my eyes are tired as if i do not know, the dark room unclasps me into the dusk to grapple with bleary visions of tomorrow, i am … Continue reading

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the edge of a continent. . . .

At 4:00 am, Salm woke up with the ethereal feeling that the whole night sky was shining through the window. His tabletop, tilted 110o to face his bed, was glowing softly. It was strange that his favorite pillow was almost inaudibly … Continue reading

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