Curious minds scour the wreckage
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Pouring over the items they find.
‘What happened here?’ they cry
Eyes dumbfounded and minds confused
Let me breathe
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to save my soul.
Do not crowd
I’d rather drown.
I enter your room
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and close the door behind me
You do not hear me come in
The silence wrapped itself around me, smothering senseless voice,
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Cocooning me in blissful calm from naked, nauseating noise.
Bitter envy clothed in praise, a blackened heart lauds acclaim.
Face to face sincerity, followed by disparity, blatant contrariety.
I come from pain, from happiness,
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From right and wrong and in between,
I come from the persecuted, the hated,
The shunned, not allowed to be seen
by Tahera Mayat
I’ve done that task
In glory I bask
But not for long
Something else comes along Continue reading “Never Ending To-Do List”
by Sahera Patel
The Revered Female
Female Muslims, supressed they say.
Thoughts and voices kept at bay.
Born to breed, must take heed.
Brains in chains, master reigns. Continue reading “The Revered Female”
by Justine Young
Mouth dry, like sand
Not sure I want a voice at all. Continue reading “Stage Fright”