Lost and Found review

http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2875579092 In her lovely poetry collection Lost and Found, Ahmed comes full circle with her relationship with God–questioning his role in our lives, damning him, to understanding and accepting him and the lessons and hardships that go along with his guidance. A natural storyteller, Ahmed’s voice draws you in as you as she welcomes you […]

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why do we–

she shied away because she was afraid of the fire kindling inside of her. terrified of letting her independence slip away, she gave up and took the first plane to an island with nothing but pink sands and white waves✨

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Wash Away

  Wash away the pain that has driven me insane; bathe in the memories that refuse to fade and scrub the bad ones away; Drain out the worries that have tormented me all day; and finally, dry off and shine bright as if you were dipped in sun rays.

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moonlight/sunlight

but in the moonlight, I appear to be godly, lovely; otherworldly, touched with fantasy. but in the sunlight, I appear to be god-touched, blooming, immortal. drenched in a speckled shower of falling stars, the darkness is chased away by the unfurling, healing rays of light. the murky cape of twirling cosmos once burdoned my shoulders, until […]

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goddess

I am solid yet also transparent. a goddess born free from mortal desires, i drip with godliness and i am sustained by your adoration. I am the wind that tastes like stars, I am the crushed rose petals That stain your skin like ashes, I am the voice plaguing your thoughts Like an ocean without […]

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self-conscious

Self- conscious: The image in the mirror distorts… The image ripples, distorts as the chatter behind me disappears.Time pauses- a blip in time as the mirror unveils a being fashioned in flesh, muscle, and bone, a being that almost resembles me. She turns left and right, sucks in her stomach and arches her back-hoping to distract […]

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Wintersong Review

Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones Rating: BEWARE: SPOILERS FOR DAYZZ READ MORE REVIEWS Goodreads summary: Beware the goblin men and the wares they sell. All her life, nineteen-year-old Liesl has heard tales of the beautiful, mysterious Goblin King. He is the Lord of Mischief, the Ruler Underground, and the muse around which her music is composed. Yet, […]

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languid fantasies

languid fantasies have commanded the stage for aeons, but have we forgotten the beasts we once were–the beasts who did not need music and poetry to convey what they truly desired?

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sensitive

supple, sensitive skin, a senseless body trapped in a prison that feels everything. sensations lap lovingly on my sweat-slick skin, sensible decisions have been lost dismissed, disregarded as I pursue all aspects of satisfaction. senses rob me , drown me, fill me with pleasure tinged with pain until I am finally desensitized.

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