The Almighty

“All the women in me are tired” – Nayyirah Waheed When he kneaded us Hand in skin Folding Bending Breaking And again Folding Bending Breaking When he molded us All of heaven sang A different song to creation’s wonder A heavy sadness filled the eyes of angels When he kneaded us He gave us A […]

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Redemption

“Like a shadow, I am and I am not.” – Rumi This place, this place- haunts me I can hear it shout in all the ways I’ve sinned In all the ways I’ve been sinned against The walls here, they remind me of the time my knees buckled and my throat clenched The moment I […]

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How he bruises me

I rise up when he calls me Like how the sun beckons her flowers He felt like rain after a drought He felt like he had water running through his veins I rise up when he calls me Like how the sun beckons her flowers He buries me in a vineyard Covers me with drops […]

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