Dewdrops

The shines of the water balls shot at my eyes, While I shot them shining with numerous bokehs… Those dewdrops remained at the center of my lens, Looking so pristine, rounded and natural, Over new leaves and fresh flowers in my veranda, Passing a flowery aroma with a nice chill… Participating with this week’s photo-mems: […]

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It’s Just Peanuts

How wonderfully have our nature enveloped dry fruits—the nuts of the nature. Here it’s peanuts…mere peanuts… Indulge in it, to open-up a minute world that can fill minds; I admire it’s protected-shell design in pure wonderment… Bundles of care it had enjoyed in its infancy and youth; But it’s ended now. Gone into humans hands. […]

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A Handful of Seashells

When she held a handful of well-crafted, intricately-designed meticulous pieces of work, Of seashells, which was once the dwellings of strange creatures— even more captivating. It smelt of sea salts and beach sands, touching the nerves of nature somewhere… I remember standing by that Arabian seashore; such a jubilant memorable evening ! It left me […]

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A Bunch of Redcurrants

As we held some brightly colored redcurrants–which comes from the gooseberry family, native to Western Europe, a relative of blackcurrant, tart flavoured, with minute sweetness, used in jams, jellies and wines. It’s fat-free, cholestrol-free. Great source of vitamin C and antioxidants. It also has great health benefits–in the area of immunity, helps heart-diseases, prevents stroke […]

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A Few Coppers

Well, now a bit of copper story… about copper coins and a very briefed history of the UAE currency-coins. UAE has seen quite a number of currencies at least for the last 2500 years, since the days of Greek currency known as ‘Darkham’ which prevailed then–it was during the era of Alexander the Great. Then […]

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Star Tracks

That holiday we traveled farther and beyond… hundreds of miles… In search of darkness and peace… an escape from lights and sounds… We reached the distant sand dunes of Liwa… felt so welcoming and friendly! All to see the gloomy sky’s pitch black as pitch black, on such an amazingly starry night. It’s a divinely […]

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The Revelation

The Holy Book of Muslims – the Quran – is believed as a revelation from God (Allah سبحانه و تعالى), and thus this sacred text is highly revered across Muslim communities all over the world. It is widely regarded as the finest piece of literature in the Arabic language. The language of the Quran has […]

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