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Poetry

your resting place.

I face my reflectionWith a solemn realisationI am not where I want to be. She’s asking me again,Yes, I see her, even without my glassesWith the most probing glances;What I could have done differentlyTo make you happy. No time to contemplateIt’s time to plaster onYour Friday Best smileWith the selectively placed tearThe crowd is waiting,In […]

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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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Head Wanderings Poetry

The Voice Inside Your Head

The lull. The classic writers’ block. Until I was forced to pick up a notebook I knocked to the ground. My blocks tend to appear when I’m in some kind of routine, stable and sure of my choices. I usually haven’t been challenged a lot mentally. That’s very much my fault. Time to clean up […]