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inflorescence: “when i imagined you, i made you taller, broader, louder. i made you with wings, with hair to your waist, breasts round and soft. i made you me. i made you greater. i lost faith in your ability to please me, so instead i dreamed of me.” inflorescence is a poetry collection divided into […]

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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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All 3 together

    my beautiful babies 🌸🌙💫 each book are stages of my life-each possessing their own perspective and theme. i wrote inflorescence right as i was falling apart-splintering while keeping a smile on my face. night-bloomer, i was reeling from depression and learning how to cope, and daydreamer, i wrote while i was whole, healing, […]

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new look to blog!

I’ve been messing around with themes and images and am happy with how my blog looks now ❤ I am learning everyday through trial and error on here but its been a fun journey. I started this blog in the summer of 2015 while I was recovering from an ACL injury. Thanks to being practically […]

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dragon-lime

dragon-lime and dazed galaxies, i was host to a billion stars; i only needed to reach up to wipe the stardust from your eyes. scales as lovely as a fresh fountain of grotesque dreams, i only need to lean over and be reminded that my favorite color is dragon-lime green.

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imaginary vines

where were you when i pleaded for sanity? the witching hour, took a heavy toll on me. lost in a tunnel, with no hope of seeing, clearly, i sank back, and became aligned once again with the roots of the trees. majesty, lover, an omnipotent being standing before me-jailer, ridicule and dismay, tangled in imaginary […]

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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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Poetry Books 2017

Hello there! I was reorganizing my bookshelves and I noticed how many poetry books i’ve bought this year! (I let my one friend borrow salt by Nayyirah Waheed) Money well spent!$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ This is a lovely collection of books that have both helped me heal and inspire me. Here are the name and titles–Definitely check them […]

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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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