The end of the world by Tasmiyah Oumar

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] I don't understandEveryone is saying that the world is yet to endThat in a few years timeThe world will endBut for methe world has already endedMy world endedWhen you left. [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Tasmiyah is an aspiring...

Black by Tasmiyah Oumar

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] her black hairhis black suither black dresshis black bootsthis black nightthis dark skyare all beautifulto the human eyebut the black womenthe black mentheir dark skinare not akinto beauty?Why? [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Tasmiyah is an aspiring poet. She...

That woman in the mirror by Tasmiyah Oumar

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] 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....

Ma by Tasmiyah Oumar

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] 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...

Trapped by Tasmiyah Oumar

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] 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...