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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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To you, Pakistan.

be proud of where you came from My mother’s always told me You look a little different For all the world to see For a very good reason Your roots lie elsewhere A land of beauty and peace A land with open arms Motherland Always ready to welcome you home A land of home Not […]

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Poetry

The Drying Ink

What if You never said what you said to me To break my heart into one hundred million Little pieces What if you could Undo the everything that crossed the line? Just rewind time. What if we never had to ask What if this and what if that Wouldn’t it be easier to know If […]

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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 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 […]

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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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Poetry

A Black Mirror.

Honestly? Maybe I am attention seeking. Can’t save a broken mirror from cracking.

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The Long Way Home

Five more minutes It’s all fine Gotta find the Long way home. Always the long Way home. Run. Until you run out of road. this is how it has to be. run, run until you find some peace. one thing. falls loose and the whole building falls with it. This isn’t the end. This isn’t […]

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The Willow Tree

I keep going back To the old willow tree In hopes you’re looking for me. There’s a rope tied to the Branch near the summit Where I hung you Time and time again.

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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 […]