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Poetry

Not In Our Name.

We lose a few couple hundred families In the West Bank, FalastineThe arrow is pointed back at our backsShot down while they aren’t even looking, how crazy is that?Okay, maybe, there’s more stories to this taleSo then go look at the AfghanisBombed in daily relentlessly For crimes they didn’t commit Or did they, my memory […]

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Head Wanderings

The Empathy Mask.

“We’ve always had Islamophobia” “Shootings happen all the time” “The shooter was crazy, right? Who cares about him?”

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Poetry

Use my head alongside my heart.

There was an unyielding confidence in the aura of her. Fire in her core. It was too much for him to handle. So tear tear tear it down. His flaws camouflaged by hers. His born-right as a male. Love is only four letters As fragile as her heart Too strong to be contained. She vanished […]

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Uncategorized

Back like a boomerang

dear Reader I shred the letters. Or at least, I think I did. I haven’t gone back to look for them, anyway. I don’t even want to investigate my claim now either. Because I couldn’t care any less. I wanted to start with that success from 2018. I’m not truly sure what the grand lesson […]

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Short Story

Writing Prompt Monday #1

Someone must have seen him, because the police were at his door. He scrambled the velvet curtain shut from his bedroom window, eyes wide in disbelief. Rayan closed his eyes and covered his mouth, almost as if he was repressing a scream. He turned away from the window and sat at the edge of his […]

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Poetry

Your Own Misery

Down Down in the depths of Nothingness   You can only look down   The ground trembles The earth is moving Your little hole of misery Throws rocks down A rain of pain.   Bright lights Scream in your peripherals Your soul is determined to see It simply can’t be ignored There’s a hand above […]