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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

A Letter To 10 Year Old Me

Dear 10 year old me, If I could meet you right now, I would take you in my arms and tell you that things are going to get so much better. You are an intelligent, caring person who has a place in the world. You are not insignificant, even though you often feel like it. … Continue reading

Splinter

This boy is going to break my heart He’s already shattered Any resolution I held To keep my emotions towards him platonic, With his smile and his way of drawing me in Like he cares Then he’ll talk of other loves While I just smile politely Splintering internally I see him consuming my mind in … Continue reading

The Unattainable

What once was unattainable And so far out of reach The object of my desire Became something I have attained And lost its shine The saying is true You want what you can’t have And we have each other, now The spark is still there But it’s not the same Fear and risk of rejection … Continue reading