Reviews

Lost and Found review

http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2875579092 In her lovely poetry collection Lost and Found, Ahmed comes full circle with her relationship with God–questioning his role in our lives, damning him, to understanding and accepting him and the lessons and hardships that go along with his guidance. A natural storyteller, Ahmed’s voice draws you in as you as she welcomes you… Continue reading Lost and Found review

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Poetry

Daydreamer is out!

Daydreamer is out! https://amateurpoetbooknerd.com/2019/04/08/daydreamer-is-out-2/ — Read on amateurpoetbooknerd.com/2019/04/08/daydreamer-is-out-2/

Poetry

and then you were gone…

i woke up and then you were gone- i searched high and low, beneath a waning tree, and by that boy’s house who once said he was going to marry me. maybe one day I’ll accept the truth: that a love that is honest and true scared you more than the demons whispering in my… Continue reading and then you were gone…

Poetry

stuck in the past

i think you are still stuck in the past; trapped in an endless sleep cycle of should have’s and maybe’s. it’s a treacherous thing, to fall asleep lonely; waking up facing the left side and your heart grumbling as if it’s hungry. but as of lately, instead of facing reality, you close your eyes and… Continue reading stuck in the past

inflorescence, Poetry

love should taste like

what should love taste like? night-bloomer coming soon-   check out inflorescence🌸 link below, support on goodreads   https://www.instagram.com/p/BiovYEcHIaR/?taken-by=amateur__poet https://www.amazon.com/inflorescence-Mecca-Amirah-Jackson-ebook/dp/B078NYNTRJ/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1526664052&sr=8-2&keywords=inflorescence

Poetry, Romantic

me without you

there is no me without you;
 my dreams have always been
 about you; anointed, i am 
dizzy, i fall asleep with a smile 
on my face. reluctant, i wake up
 angry because i was ripped 
away from you; your embrace 
is all i need. tangible quandaries 
disappear and words like i 
love remain corporeal. you… Continue reading me without you