Merak Magazine

Raeesa Usmani

Raeesa Usmani

Research scholar in the Department of English Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat Gujarat, India

Feeling Comfortable in Your Skin

I tell myself, the moon will rise from darkness. – Mahmoud Darwish     Everybody around including near/dear ones, are concerned for your well-being. Unless, however, any apparent physical symptoms are visible, hardly anyone would reach out to inquire about…


He wants to embrace the night; The dark, mysterious but mesmerizing sight.   The starry sky, Lonely moon, Stuck in his head As the lone sun stand aloof In the gaudy Spring day Amidst bluish sky.   He desired to…

The Beautiful Melody Of Silence

The beautiful melody of silence Keeps me occupied When alone Enjoying solitude!   The melodious silence Speaks volumes Of meaningful and meaningless ideas Passes mind every moment.   Nostalgia, the best mate, Never leaves like a shadow Hovers around to…