Dear Diary,

As the keeper of my secrets,

I need to confess my troubles.

I run around trying to please everyone And seem to end up alone!

As if by indulging others’ needs before mine,

I relegate my own happiness into a dark mine.

In it, the gloominess of the ambience

Is oppressive, comfortless, and has no patience.

As I squabble with my inner demons,

And my supererogation drowns my angels’ voices,

I notice that angels are a happy lot,

Who empower the self and never forgot

That there’s a price to pay for sacrificing For others, but it doesn’t need to be self-defeating.

No, no, no, and once more, no!

By helping others, you aren’t weak to

Assert your endowments to achieve

Your wishes without being demeaning,

Rather, you can help others believe

Not only in themselves, but in You.


Appreciation /\

I am incredibly appreciative of your support! I now have 110 followers in almost 2 years.


Love, Unashamed

A poem read, by me, from my poetry book, Perfectly Flawed.

It’s about self-doubt and how to kill it to achieve acceptanceand self-love.–Unashamed-e1lufnt


Happy Hijri New year

The new lunar year has started! It’s based on the year the Prophet Mohammed immigrated to the city of Medina (Saudi Arabia).

Every new year is special, but this one is a reminder that life is a struggle to survive and prove the strength of your faith.


English: a Crazy language

What can we say: there are more exceptions than rules in the English language.


Trapped Humanity

Poetry reading, by Malak K Chehab, of ‘Trapped Humanity’, a poem from my poetry book,  Perfectly Flawed. It’s about self-isolation due to pandemic and how traumatic it is on people.



Silent Chaos

Reading ‘Silent Chaos’, a poem from my poetry book, Perfectly Flawed.
It’s about one’s ability to forget the world is there and focus on your inner-self’s need to be in a quiet place where your imagination can flow and bloom.



Cowardly Courage

“Man has it all in his hands, and it all slips through his fingers from sheer cowardice.” Fyodor Dostoevsky

To be a coward,

One must:

Fear being changed,

Fear loving it,

Fear beauty,

Fear being hopeful,

Fear the inspirational,

Fear of being an individual,

Fear of being assertive,

Fear of being humane,

Fear of being disruptive,

Fear of being positive.

When all is locked in a chest,

How can you break its best

From solid bonds that need a rest?

Take pride in ‘you’, the ‘person’,

Have faith in yourself and press on,

Knowing that what’s right will live on!


Romancing Time

Enclosed please find the link to my letter to time, part of the Unsealed contest, it’s published there. Interestingly, the beginning of the letter is an exert poem from my poetry book, Perfectly Flawed , titled: To Time.

Please vote for my letter to win at this link.

I still have time for votes till July 30:

Romancing Time


People who write!

I know, I know, we look a fright,

But people who write

Need creativity in flight

Even if it means looking a fright!