If you didn’t already know who Sarah Kay is and if you’ve loved or starting to get in touch with spoken word or poetry, then you should absolutely check her out. I was just trying to find some inspiration, oddly enough in YouTube—a marry between a black hole and distraction—and ideas to accumulate before I’d … Continue reading Not everything comes out easy
I watched her afar still wondering how she does it everyday, when I can hardly feel my feet on the ground, when I am hardly able to straighten my back, when I am barely holding on to the fight against myself and my nafs. It’s no wonder paradise is beneath a mother’s feet, for the … Continue reading You are my paradise
As I am halfway done with this project self that I decided to start early this month, suffice to say I am starting to understand my pattern of emotions and my routine… or the lack of it. It’s not straightforward nor has it always been as easy. But here’s what I’ve got to say. The … Continue reading Start now or regret later
O Lord, I pray for a softer heart, a pure mind, for stronger backbones, thicker skin, for one day, we’ll break the ceiling.
I was anxious about something today. It’s a normal kind of nervousness but as I tucked myself in bed, the anxiety magnified. So, I flipped through the pages my journal to express my worries. In the midst of writing my thoughts down, I heard a ding from my phone. “Maybe it’s a reminder from an … Continue reading “I don’t believe in myself anymore”