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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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Reflecting

I’ve been using this month as a time of peace and reflection✨ and with that, came a realization that there is still more to come. overcome. I was going through my past writing and noticed not only my growth as a writer but the change in me 🌸 so proud of the woman I am […]

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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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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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weary of you

i’ve grown weary of you; once, your smile gave me butterflies now i could care less about the color of your eyes✨

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puppet

so small, you reduced me to. never petite in my waist, thighs, or the fire burning in my eyes, did you feel big, because you reduced me until i was weak? @amateur__poet ✨

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