When I hold my arms open

In an invitation for us to hold one another

Do not rush into them

Take your time,

Put your things away,

Gather what you need,

Tie your loose ends,

And embrace me with your whole self, when you are ready.

I need you to…

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Beautiful

And I can see the outline of your nose

Beautiful

And I see nothing but your eyes

Beautiful

And you are smiling at me, I can tell

Beautiful

I never miss your face

For you express all that needs to be known

Your affection radiates

I am swimming in…

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Moments before sleep are rarely empty.

Photo by Nico Frey on Unsplash

What does a mattress remember?
Besides the shape of a temporary dreaming corpse,

Does it soak up the pain of a tired body laid in it?
Does it harbour the weight of a broken mind’s thoughts?

Does it absorb the tears shed on its…

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Fadilah

Fadilah

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A young woman attempting to seek and express reflections of knowledge and truth, trying to find meaning in everything under the sun.