Names of God

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Stock paper and markers. May Allah subhanahu wa ta’aala forgive my horrible Arabic writing skills!


Imaan in Winter

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Thread, wire, letter pendants, glue.

The pendant letters spell out the word “IMAAN” which roughly translates into “faith.” Even when we are feeling dark, alone, twisted, etc., we can always hold onto a thread of faith.


Spring, InshaAllah

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Paper, thread, and glue.


Building Tank

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Gray to Grey to White

Gray to Grey to White


My Hyperthyroidic Lover

There were nothing but bones left
In my bed
And the whisper of love

A sticky sweet remembrance
Of our brief time together

I rolled over to smell your pillow
Quickly turning cold
Your scent fading
As my heartbeats slowed
And passion gave way to melancholy

I heard you pull out your guitar
Could feel the nervous plucking

I wished for a cigarette

We each have our own way

Of detaching