You Bullied Me

Feeling so honored to have my poem "You Bullied Me" published on The Weird Poet's Journal and FB page, in honor of National Bullying Prevention Month. I wrote this haiku to raise awareness on the importance of bullying prevention as a part of my Social Media and Journal Challenge #YOUBULLIEDME. Although it is no longer … Continue reading You Bullied Me

What can you do when people make you feel ugly?

We live in a very judgmental and critical world. A world that wants each of us to fit into a certain "standard of beauty." If your body is not a certain shape, if your hair and nails are not perfect, if you contour is not just right, we skip over your pic on FB or … Continue reading What can you do when people make you feel ugly?

Dear non-Muslims, I’m Sorry.

There are so many words that I can share in regards to the importance of this post, but I think reading it provides enough insight to its purpose and value. Thank you Scottish Muslimah for speaking out against the stereotypical discrimination that Muslims face, and for creating such an insightful post! You are such a strong … Continue reading Dear non-Muslims, I’m Sorry.

Addiction: A poem

Sometimes, as women, we allow men to take advantage of the nurturer within us. It is not difficult for a woman to show compassion, love, and willingness to a man, but we do this at the expense of losing who we are. As Steve Harvey stated in response to a Strawberry Letter on the Steve … Continue reading Addiction: A poem

Is ‘Equality’ taking the ‘Lady’ out of Women Today?

It is extremely difficult to be a modern woman. The financial demands alone, have made it almost impossible to be a stay-at-home mom, because if most of us didn't work, we would be considered low-income. I shared this post because as a fairly new mother myself who struggled financially due to the Family and Medical … Continue reading Is ‘Equality’ taking the ‘Lady’ out of Women Today?