It’s a Long Walk, and It’ll Never be Done

I dreamt I was in a time where women's value was based on the honour they upheld, Something that could be lost by as thoughtless an action as a slip of an ankle exposed. The wind lifting our burkhas was the devil betraying the inherent immorality within us. Even an invasion of our own bodies … Continue reading It’s a Long Walk, and It’ll Never be Done

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Splinter

This boy is going to break my heartHe’s already shatteredAny resolution I heldTo keep my emotions towards him platonic,With his smile and his way of drawing me inLike he caresThen he’ll talk of other lovesWhile I just smile politelySplintering internallyI see him consuming my mind in the future,With his charm and his wit and his … Continue reading Splinter