A Bowl of Tum Yum Soup

By Tabassum Tahmina Shagufta Hussein While looking at her regular stray cat friends, Nivi felt so special today. All she can recall from her 14 years of life is a dispute between parents, her grandparent's targeted hostility, and being treated like a second class. No one has ever made her special. She never knew how … Continue reading A Bowl of Tum Yum Soup

A Dream Within a Dream

By Tabassum Tahmina Shagufta Hussein Each pore of my skin longs for you. You look, gaze and stare. But still, there is silence. You walk by sometimes pretending to overlook me, Yet, you come to my desk with excuses. But again, you are too formal. You make me stay long hours for work. It is … Continue reading A Dream Within a Dream

Three Micro Poems by Tabassum Tahmina Shagufta Hussein

Coronation of Despair My love, I will make you the Empress of my heart under the greenwood tree. I will decorate your neck with the garland of wild flowers. Before you sit in the throne, I will spread the Longing of my heart in the path. I shall coronation you with tears of my despair. … Continue reading Three Micro Poems by Tabassum Tahmina Shagufta Hussein