A Cup of Coffee

A cup full of coffee, brewed and heated up in the machine sitting on the cold marble slab. Cup and coffee, like body and soul, possess a bond bestowed by destiny. The assistant at Sydney’s St. James Metro Cafe recognized my face, and with a smile poured the frothed cream over the steaming Latte. The […]

The Real World

“One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between Man and Nature shall not be broken.” — Leo Tolstoy The sky is flooded with floating clouds, and the sun seems like a chandelier hanging in its splendour from the heavens; wrapping the earth in warmth. The light of gold is illuminating the […]

Shamsa Rauf (Author)

“For a writer, work is also emotional and intellectual survival: it is who I am.” -Louise ErdrichThe Blue Jay’s Dance Literature, though of any language, inspires me in all its glory. Reading is my passion, and writing for me is a meditation; where my thoughts fly in deep skies to perceive truth and tranquility.