Creative

Syria

0 114

By Atika Baji

Every tear you cry, Oh dear child

Will be a flowing stream in heaven so high

Every wail that rips your small, weak chest

Will be a smile on your lips full of jest

Every cut on your tiny, little frame

Will glisten with pride on the final day

Oh dear child, stay fighting and strong

In the fields of heaven is where you belong


Atika is a first year English and creative writing student. She writes short stories and poems and posts them on her poetry Instagram account here.

About the author / 

aAh!

No Comments

  1. Farha Patel 8th October 2015 at 3:33 pm -  Reply

    LOVE the poem Atika! ☺

  2. khadija 8th October 2015 at 4:55 pm -  Reply

    loved this, thank you for sharing! 😀

  3. Sania 9th October 2015 at 6:51 pm -  Reply

    Powerful and empowring, loved it!!

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More News Stories:

  • Creative Submission: ‘Puritanism’ by Thomas Gallimore Barker

    Featured Image: “Shettyhalli Church” by iamrawat (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) Your God is nailed to a plank, where is the freedom in that? No mine is a wandering whisper that walks through the woods, free of your phantom fears. It forms itself in the white space   them hairline cracks between lines of dusty pews; once when words were once…

  • Creative Submission: ‘A Last Date’ by Adam Baxter

    Featured Image: “Couple watching the sunset” by Michael Seeley (CC BY 2.0) My wife strikes a match to light the candles. It flares, flickers, then dies. I hear her nervous laugh, the same sweet giggling snort she gave when I summoned the courage to ask her to the movies. A second match flares, illuminating her face. Youthful excitement,…

  • First experience as a music journalist at Leeds Festival

    Featured Image: Camilla Whitfield Stand out sets and lateral flow tests, Music Editor Camilla Whitfield shares her first experience as a music journalist at Leeds Festival. Ask anyone who is aspiring for a career in the music industry and working at a festival will surely be on their bucket list. It would be naive, however,…