a jar of spilled honey a wide, open mouth crowded with big, shiny white teeth; were you thinking i was describing me? how arrogant, how quickly you assume the worst. damn me, for loving myself. damn you, for envying the way my visage shifts and shines when i cry. i am like the statue inthe [...]
i demand the moon
i demand the moon – 9/26/2020 sometimes i miss you, most i days i don’t. it’s fading—those moments where i can easily picture your face. i struggle now to remember. if this is progress than why does my heart scream? pumping slower, heart beat losing its rhythm, i’m moving on, going forward but without the [...]
she was nothing like me.
she was nothing like me. // pages 34-35 she was nothing like me. she was nothing like me–everything that wasn’t me.i’m not sure if i’m sobbing or screaming. |thinner than me. smaller. softer. paler. | she brought out the worst in me. a side of me i rarely see.rarely let breathe. and now, she’s all [...]
Ascend (Weightless #2)
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 [...]