Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Sixty Seven

Chapter Sixty Seven We ate pancakes. In between bites, I busied myself with quietly having a small, silent breakdown. I’d been consciously ignoring the inconvenient fact of how much I was going to miss my brother, for the most part. Amira’s spontaneous decision to join him had made me ache with jealousy. The little girl … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Sixty Seven

Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Fifty Nine

Chapter Fifty Nine “Mom!” I felt my knees go weak. “I found her,” I breathed into the phone, quickly disconnecting the call. “Thank goodness! I thought – never mind what I thought. I couldn’t find you or Az-.” I faltered. Az. I’d found Mom but there was no Azmiah. “Where is she?” I scanned the … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Fifty Nine

Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Fifty Four

Chapter Fifty Four My plan had been to go straight back to the hospital after picking up Azmiah but my little girl wasn’t having it. She refused to let me buckle her into her seat, howling and twisting around so much I was half-afraid I’d drop her. Finally, I gave up and lifted her back … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Fifty Four