Nadia Zahran : Writing

Rapture

Rapture

A Poem by Nadia Zahran


Cradled in warmth as I tiptoe past the voices of uncertainty Walking precisely so as not to force the wound..
Emotionless

Emotionless

A Poem by Nadia Zahran


As I stare up at this ceiling and continuously rip all of the emotion from my body, I’m flooded Grabbi..
Catalyst

Catalyst

A Poem by Nadia Zahran


Ripping the catalyst out of my palm so that I can feel something real So that my bone can brush up against ..
Let Go

Let Go

A Poem by Nadia Zahran


Cascading waves of tension envelope me Encompassing me so tightly that I can’t remember if my ribs we..
Fooled Once Again

Fooled Once Again

A Poem by Nadia Zahran


Leather stuck in between my teeth so that I can taste every decision you’ve ever made I can taste the a..
Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

A Poem by Nadia Zahran


Dry, overcooked birds never appealed to meDeep-fried…something I’ve never hadForced conversation coupled with wine that does nothing for ..
Additional Screening

Additional Screening

A Story by Nadia Zahran


When I go through the checks, I have the distinct privilege of looking European- looking white, so no one gla..
4:46 and Counting

4:46 and Counting

A Poem by Nadia Zahran


It changed almost instantaneouslyI felt so cocooned within the comfort- so wound up, but emotionlessBack then, I thought I was so consumed, but now I ..
Snape

Snape

A Poem by Nadia Zahran


I can still hear the cryingI can feel you inside me, but ripped apartNot a part of mePainlessIt was so painless, that procedureIt was as if nothing ha..
Oh, Please

Oh, Please

A Poem by Nadia Zahran


Contradictions are often spokenRarely exemplified in human formBut you, Sir, have mastered the artThose robes will not save youYour speech and nonsens..

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