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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your scent

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float or dive

it took me awhile to blossom, To open up my petals, to show the world my face. you took me under your wing, showed me how to hold my head up high and to never let the world see me cry. every song reminded me of you, every cloud bore your face, you were the […]

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and then you were gone…

i woke up and then you were gone- i searched high and low, beneath a waning tree, and by that boy’s house who once said he was going to marry me. maybe one day I’ll accept the truth: that a love that is honest and true scared you more than the demons whispering in my […]

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stuck in the past

i think you are still stuck in the past; trapped in an endless sleep cycle of should have’s and maybe’s. it’s a treacherous thing, to fall asleep lonely; waking up facing the left side and your heart grumbling as if it’s hungry. but as of lately, instead of facing reality, you close your eyes and […]

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love should taste like

what should love taste like? night-bloomer coming soon-   check out inflorescence🌸 link below, support on goodreads   View this post on Instagram what should love taste like? night-bloomer coming soon- check out inflorescence🌸 link in the bio, support on goodreads • • • #nightbloomer #inflorescence #blogger #meccaamirahjackson #writing #writer #poetryporn #poetrycommunity #poetsofinstagram #poets #poem […]

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me without you

there is no me without you;
 my dreams have always been
 about you; anointed, i am 
dizzy, i fall asleep with a smile 
on my face. reluctant, i wake up
 angry because i was ripped 
away from you; your embrace 
is all i need. tangible quandaries 
disappear and words like i 
love remain corporeal. you […]

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meant to be?

were we meant to be daffodils caught in a tree? floating endlessly? tangling in the stinger of a bee? i could never tell because you meant more to me; your smile having me list these silly things ✨🌙 @amateur_poet

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