bamboo mugs & china//a poem

from poember day 8// tea cups and the vibe of the people drinking from them They’re /gen-z climate change activist wannabesclutching bamboo mugs made of fibre and gluedoing their bit to save the world and worryingwhat may become of it They’re /80s kids, large mugs with handles so wide and ceramic so thick that italmostContinue reading “bamboo mugs & china//a poem”

seeing in colour//a poem

from the poember prompt: colours sometimes my vision(finite small human half witted)is clouded and diminished, I canonly see the world through dark lenses(no mixing/ no blending)unending seas of fixed wavesoverwhelming any progress that I try to make but I am choosing(it must be a choice or else I will lose it)to wake up and standContinue reading “seeing in colour//a poem”

poember poetry challenge + day one

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) has just arrived. It’s the month where novelists try to bang out 50,000 words. I thought I’d run something similar for poets this year: a series of prompts for every day of November. At the end of the month, they’ll have enough poems for a chapbook. The prompt list isContinue reading “poember poetry challenge + day one”

shalom for the soul//a poem

to be seen and know to the end of your beingarms wide and heart beating andlungs contract with frantic breathing andwaiting for disownment but not receivingit, left confused and wild and slow andknown and known and known and known. shalommeans peace and news that makes wholeto be known is shalom for the whole of yourContinue reading “shalom for the soul//a poem”

to women in turkey//a poem

inspired by the #challenge accepted on instagram. to women everywhereevery daywondering if your facewill be the next orwondering what will be leftfor you if loved ones disappearI am so sorry for the fear that engulfs your day to day lifeand I pray that you will finda way to thriveeven in the black and whitebetween whatContinue reading “to women in turkey//a poem”

BOOK RELEASE: Waiting Spaces

“Waiting Spaces: a poetry collection” is avalible to order now! You can order the black and white version here or the colour version here. Waiting is a topic very dear to my heart. My family has moved several times and been unsure of whether we would be denied leave to stay in Britian. I haveContinue reading “BOOK RELEASE: Waiting Spaces”

Waiting Spaces: a poetry collection

I’m a poet. I’ve been writing and sharing poetry for several years, and I announced a while back that I was planning on releasing my first collection of poetry. Well, I’m excited to say that it releases in a week! Waiting Spaces is a collection which is very dear to my heart- many of theContinue reading “Waiting Spaces: a poetry collection”