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That woman in the mirror by Tasmiyah Oumar

[tabby title="Poem"] i'm ashamed. i'm ashamed to say that there's one woman whom i called ugly every day. She was the only woman who was not beautiful to me, she was the only woman who could never be loved. Well...

Ma by Tasmiyah Oumar

[tabby title="Poem"] my sky is coloured milk chai with little specks of elaichi and cinnamon, inverted air bubbles on her cheeks. my sky is aromatic, warm. notes of cardamom cloves ginger wrapped in golden honeyed milk. a rich steam embraces...

Trapped by Tasmiyah Oumar

[tabby title="Poem"] I've been kidnapped, held ransom, my freedom was at stake. But the perpetrator was my thoughts, the nights I spent awake. I was trapped inside my body, within a memory - walled box. There were days I fought...

Treasure by Tasmiyah Oumar

[tabby title="Poem"] Let me rip open my heart so that you may see the darkness within me. I find no treasure worthy of your love, my love. Perhaps you are the treasure I have been searching for. Perhaps you are...

Fly by Tasmiyah Oumar

[tabby title="Poem"] Our forefathers fought for our freedom yet still we feel caged. They were able to retrieve the key, they were able to teach us how to fly. Now it is time that we open the cage and soar....