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You Ask Me if I’m Jewish

In a roomful of people Gathered to celebrate the holy new year You ask me If I’m Jewish Your only words to me An otherwise perfect stranger It’s that kind of ignorance Arrogance And distorted sense of entitlement That push me Farther and farther away From Jewish life Until one day My answer Just might [...]

By | March 31st, 2018|Songs|0 Comments

Captain of My Own Ship

Like you I used to believe in The medical system Hand over my care To the supposed expertise Of doctors Who patently failed me And I woke up And realized I was the captain of My own ship And that I could steer it Better than Anyone else ©2017 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. [...]

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Nothing Left to Give

I will not Hold your sadness Anymore You succeeded In exhausting my love hope devotion Relentless determination And I have Nothing left to give ©2017 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No portion of this article may be copied without author’s permission.

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This Whole World Disappoints Me

This whole world Disappoints me I used to contribute my everything Holding out a higher vision of what is possible But you did everything To shoot me down control me capture me And I have lost interest In haring my knowledge experience wisdom light ©2017 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No portion of this [...]

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Violent Extraction

Violent Extraction People leaving my life Through explosion Active betrayal followed by Accusation Trying to pin the blame Of bad behavior On me The universe is spinning And everything I have To hold onto Is also falling Further toppling me I see people with stability Do they lack integrity ©2018 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights [...]

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Listen

It comes down to A moment A decision That sets in motion A domino effect That over time Is your Life While there are a constellation of variables And numerous circumstances Outside your control You are graced with Free will And you choose Whether and how to use it Whether or not You’re aware of [...]

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The Heart Spoken

You have the arrogance To tell me what is and is not possible Despite a wealth of historical example Of people exceeding expectations And overturning previous conceptualizations Of how the world operates You expect me to bow to your presumptions And accept your preconceived recursive notions As Truth Building imposing castles With bricks that are [...]

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Isolation

You tell me that Isolation is not the solution Implicitly failing to recognize That I vibrate at a different frequency Which gets jumbled and jangled From interfacing with the world Noise vs. sound My antennae are sensitively tuned And the distortions inherent in collective noise Jam my receptors Causing pain and suffering Which I can [...]

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Your Unresolved Spiritual Turmoil

I anticipate Your requesting requiring explanation And I can no longer hear myself think not wanting to allow What will flow innocently Onto the page only to be clawed at Ripped to shreds From your unresolved spiritual turmoil And violent outlash ©2018 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No portion of this article may be [...]

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Patience No Patience

Patience no patience Isolation engagement A time for advance and retreat Te waxing an dawning of the moon The back and forth of the ocean tide The rise and fall of the Breath This is the rhythm of Life Balance in the big picture Over time ©2018 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No portion [...]

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