Haniya Usmani

An amateur poet

Spirits of the Dead

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The nights shall be crystal clear, the days shall be bright , filled with merriment. thou mustn't worry for we shall guide, guide thou to thy final port of bid  - heaven!

6 Days Before Death

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That night she cooed herself to sleep while snuggling under the warmth of her duvet. Like a child anyone would have said. But the woman that lay there didn’t care much for she knew her time was coming and the clock was ticking, faster than ever before.

The River of Paper Swans

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Days passed by and the weariness still had a subtle effect on her. The couple tried their best to keep Hao content but their efforts were to no avail. Constant efforts were made by everyone to keep her spirits up but the consistent regret of leaving them made her feel vacant.

A Mother’s Dead Child

Over the years people would presume, that she may have moved on and they will often tell her it God's will, that took her child back. But deep-down a storm would be raging sideways in her heart.

The Desire For Tasting Lemons

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The Desire For Tasting Lemons is a short story written by Haniya Usmani and shared with The Ugly Writers for the month of July. The Desire For Tasting Lemons Zain sat there intrigued by those yellow citrus fruits lying there…