ThePoet Jun 10
I am in control
of myself,
myself is not in
control of me

© Sarah Ahmed (ThePoet)
ThePoet May 8
I wasn’t
born a
I was
raised a

© Sarah Ahmed (ThePoet)
ThePoet Apr 22
I remember salvation
on the days when I fell
It would call my name
from the depths of hell
And bring me back to
what I always knew
That God would save
me and save you too

But I don't hear my name called anymore.

© Sarah Ahmed (ThePoet)
ThePoet Mar 8
I only pretend with pretenders
And contend with contenders
I'm only giving to the givers
And forgiving to forgivers

I'm only strange with strangers
And dangerous with dangers
I'm only hateful to the haters
And traitorous to traitors

© Sarah Ahmed (ThePoet)
ThePoet Feb 23
The way that dusk was
the bed of dawn,
enveloping its light
with a blanket of stars

The way my life was
so intimately drawn,
to the arms of a casket
holding my body of scars

© Sarah Ahmed (ThePoet)
ThePoet Oct 2017
Just because
I bear
the pain,
it doesn’t
mean it’s

© Sarah Ahmed (ThePoet)
ThePoet Aug 2017
I told you I would die
Just to keep you alive
But you kissed me goodbye
And died so I'd survive

© Sarah Ahmed (ThePoet)
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