Let’s Catch Up

Hey! How are you? No, seriously, are you good? Can I start this post by sharing something I read recently? 1. Relax your brows 2. Let your tongue fall from the roof of your mouth 3. Unclench your jaw 4. Let your shoulders fall away from your ears Don’t you feel more relaxed? I am. […]

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Take Me Home

Heartbreak like this make me yearn for comforts I never even had The urge to bask in my motherland’s South Asian sunshine and feel warm rainwater splashing down my back Elders calling me their child in Urdu, sending me to sleep with head massages laced with coconut oil Bare feet, long braids, eating food on […]

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Gliding

You say you notice everything about me You laugh and say I walk like I’m ice skating Feet bounding ahead in a circular motion As if that makes it easier to keep moving forward

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Outbursts

I have a theory That every blue moon, gold spills off my tongue Unravelling out of my mouth like a seed in bloom After a long winter of nothingness   It scares people

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Missing In Action No More

It’s funny how life runs away with you. I remember being 21 and starting this blog – I had just started to write for NXG Magazine, an arts project in Deptford. I never thought I could be paid to write without a degree, but God bless the internet, which admittedly made this task more accomplishable.

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