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Marriage

Marriage is The quiet intention Decision Devotion Daily action Not the noise Of white dresses tuxedos wedding planners and assigned seating It is just the heartbeat Of you and me Eye to eye Soul to soul Not the history of ritual The grand production The binding together Through community witnesses And external demarcation Of the [...]

By | December 2nd, 2017|Songs|0 Comments

Co-Creating a Happy Life

I want to marry you Not society Not these pre-ordained rituals And scripts And dress codes Just you And me Waking up next to each other Every day Co-creating A Happy Life ©2017 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No portion of this article may be copied without author’s permission  

By | December 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

All that You Have Lost

You are the calm placid quiet Of death The flatline that comes with Giving up the will to live Lining up your Chicken of the Sea mermaids Like tombstones Where everything is in its proper place In an orderly graveyard You confuse the passion and power of Life With the chaos and instability of our [...]

By | December 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sister

You are the death force Going about your business Destroying the life force In calm rational ways Like the scientist in the lab coat Quietly developing components that kill Delivering them in small neat little pills Handing them to loved ones With the authority bestowed upon her By others In a long chain of cultural [...]

By | December 2nd, 2017|Songs|0 Comments

Poor Me

You say You have no one Taking care of you When in fact They are running circles Around you And that's how You do it Poor me poor me poor me You come off Like you're going to drop dead At any moment While you're actually busy Strangling the life Out of your daughter But [...]

By | September 2nd, 2017|Songs|0 Comments

State of Ease

Out of the rubble Of your free will And my human limitations Comes my ability To think create Be Without having to fight Your voices in my head Anticipating your Resistance lack of intelligence Proactively compensating For all of it And so I have The gifts of Flow and Possibility In a state of Ease [...]

By | September 2nd, 2017|Songs|0 Comments

Blueprint

A family of predators Hating me for my Competency Strength Intelligence Hell-bent on breaking me Until I am broken At which point You relate to me Embrace me Recognize me as One of your own And offer me Your twisted tender loving care A form of poison An investment In keeping me down I neither [...]

By | September 2nd, 2017|Songs|0 Comments

Giant

The innocent Little Girl Loved you With all her soul and heart She wanted to take you with her On her glorious Flight But you hated her Resented her Shot her down Made her your enemy Bonded with others against her All while pretending You wanted to save her So you could assert control over [...]

By | September 2nd, 2017|Songs|0 Comments

Pseudo Praise

You hate me The way people hate Jews With pseudo praise For my natural abilities Casting me aside As one of “them” As opposed to you Disconnecting from me As your daughter A lifetime of heartbreak That you cannot see me feel me embrace me  

By | September 2nd, 2017|Songs|0 Comments

Let Go

My Soul Is so vast That it encompasses Your life Giving freely of My intelligence capacity competency Which you reject Preferring to turn in circles And after a lifetime Of service Of giving my everything To rescue you I am finally ready To Let Go

By | September 2nd, 2017|Songs|0 Comments