struggles Tag Archive

Her Name Meant Mercy

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Dec 14, 2017 · 3 min read

When I first saw her, I couldn’t yet perceive That this veiled figure would be the friend of my dreams Whose existence was hidden from me...

To A Mere Headscarf

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Sep 28, 2017 · 3 min read

You are spit at, ripped off, flown and lit. But when I advocate for you, shout out the world for you, they treat me like you. I am spit at,...

My Fear of Love

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Mar 12, 2017 · 4 min read

You saw me friendly, eyes always crinkled in a smile, even venturing to describe me a rose of society. And though I had denied it then,...

Where Will You Turn?

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Nov 14, 2016 · 5 min read

When the going gets rough, where will you turn? When inside the chest you have a sensation that burns And a myriad of enemies attack you so...