Heaven on Earth by Bilal Hussain – Kashmir

The place that poets refer to in their verses as “heaven on earth” exists in the fairy tales, and in reality is not far from the Middle East. This real life fantasy is the beautiful valley of Kashmir, which is surrounded by snow clad mountains, lush green woods, and innumerable springs. Like many places globally, … Continue reading Heaven on Earth by Bilal Hussain – Kashmir

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Can a Smile Unite Us? by Tom Raz – Israel

In the summer of 2007, when I was 16 years old, I said goodbye to my family and flew with my classmates all the way to Poland to see the horror of what racism and discrimination can cause. For those who aren’t familiar with this subject, when WWII began, the Nazis planned to get rid … Continue reading Can a Smile Unite Us? by Tom Raz – Israel

The streets of Carthage by Ines Cherni – Tunisia [Photo]

These are a few of my favorite pictures of Carthage. These places mean a lot to me as I was born and raised in these streets and they occupy a huge part both in my memory and heart. During this school year I had to move away and I would always find myself going back … Continue reading The streets of Carthage by Ines Cherni – Tunisia [Photo]

My Favorite Story by Mouad – Morocco

I saw, in my dream that I was walking between foreign houses, holding many books. Each book consisted of many other books proliferating endlessly. Coming to a verse of any poem written inside the book, I fond myself looking at its poet's name. Then, I saw his face. I put the book down beside him … Continue reading My Favorite Story by Mouad – Morocco

The strength comes from pain by Maroua, Algeria

Life is not a piece of sweet chocolate, life is much more complicated than that. It is a mixture of joy and sorrow and it can't just be always bright, there must be some darkness to complete the image of life and to appreciate it. You can't be strong in facing life issues if you … Continue reading The strength comes from pain by Maroua, Algeria