by Mohamed Khalid
This work appears in Khabar Keslan Issue 1. DISORIENT
To be happy, you must experience sadness.
We need to learn to be sad
in order to know and appreciate
happiness in our life;
or else be numb and unaware.
As a country, have we experienced enough sadness to have
a happiness street? Or have I, on the country’s behalf?
Mohamed Khalid: MK, a different identity to Mohamed Khalid. An Emirati artist who wouldn’t be labeled that to actual Emiratis. An artist who works with different mediums and makes different things.