Songs

I Don’t Understand

I don’t understand No longer loving someone I understand putting distance And communicating about why I don’t understand Suddenly not caring ©2019 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No portion of this article may be copied without author’s permission.

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You Want Out You Get Out

You want out You get out I’m looking for the man Who will lift me up Now blow me off Be inspired Not intimidated Co-create Not compete The man who will show up Not take off ©2019 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No portion of this article may be copied without author’s permission.

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Inertia

I live in a world of people Who take things as they are Who wallow in inertia Wait around for someone else To do to act ©2019 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No portion of this article may be copied without author’s permission.

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What Needs to Shift

I’ve been Chasing explaining persuading For a lifetime now And I’m wondering What I need to shift internally To extricate myself from this role I thought you needed The information energy strategy But you lack the will entirely Making my efforts useless pointless And self destructive From the ensuing frustration ©2019 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All [...]

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Intransigent

Your conceptualization Of me shutting you out Is me no longer chasing after you Doing all the relationship work You make no effort Intransigent Reactive to what I do or do not put out Instead of putting out something Of your own ©2019 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No portion of this article may [...]

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Like a Loop on a Hip Hop Track

The story never changes It just ends Unsatisfactorily No healing transformation resolution The same issues Playing out in repetitive motion Like a loop on a hip hop track Incessantly imposing on and interfering with my life I wonder If I see it As an inherent part of the song Despite not having chosen it If [...]

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Taking Advantage

You mistake my generosity As meaning that I have a lot of money When it just means I have integrity And so I dig down deep Borrow from others Do whatever it takes So that I never take advantage Of your kindness Or position in the social hierarchy And I do it all quietly and [...]

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Suddenly Gone

When you think of my face Do not remember it as full of Life And bubbly For my countenance fell When you betrayed me Abruptly withdrawing your love And withholding your arms Leaving me to suffer through this storm Alone with the intensity Of death surrounding me No communication No explanation Of why you left [...]

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Whose Breath Gave Life to Us

You allowed me To shoulder the entire burden Instead of rising to the occasion To carry your weight Or just support mine It came down to a decision Where you indulged your jealousy Asserting a difference in our respective ability When my competency Is something I cultivated over time The culmination of choices At every [...]

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Misery

You suffer from misery of your own design While I manage crises With people’s lives on the line And despite two years of love You have not one word that is kind ©2019 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No portion of this article may be copied without author’s permission.

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