Artbreak

Artbreak You say you're falling in love with meand that's why you need to walk away nowbefore I break your heart into two.Of course, I'll break your heart. I'm an extrovert.That's what we're famous for doing. it worries you that I can talk to anyone and make them smile so wide, the ends of their … Continue reading Artbreak

Keyboard warrior

Keyboard warrior There are twenty six alphabets strong enough to make someone’s day, or make you fall in love, maybe even hold destruction by the scruff of its neck and save the planet. You can raise toasts, gods, hell and sing them lullabies. You can turn humans into life-savers. There are twenty six alphabets at … Continue reading Keyboard warrior

Strip-poetry.

Strip-poetry You taught me poetry doesn’t have to belonglikethis.It doesn’t have to rhymeevery single time.All poetry needs to be is a punchinto someone’s gutstrong enough to make them gasp.“Poetry is a seedand you are the sunflower.”Strip a poem word by worddown to this bare bone,and you’ll find that poetryis just a couple of words deep.Poetry … Continue reading Strip-poetry.

Purple

I came up with the first two lines and the last two lines about two weeks ago. Then, I used them as a prompt and expanded it into a poem. The thing about prompts for poetry is, it doesn't have to be one word. Here is the prompt I came up with: You told him your favorite color, he shrugged and said “okay”. You told me your favorite color and I painted the whole sky with it.........

Through the eyes of Mohamed Mattar

About a month ago, news came that a young man had died protecting two women in Sudan. He was shot. His favorite color was blue and that's where #blueforsudan comes from. They still need our help and that's only possible through spreading awareness. So this is me, doing that in the way I know how to.....