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#Exploring my Identity

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I am from tattered towels,
from bleach powder and slimy brown soaps.
I am from the gaping broken potholes of the floor.
(Red, muddy,
smelling like fresh petrichor.) …

A Heartfelt Ode

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Like the parched earth
that longs for a drop of water
and feels vigorous
when it rains,

Like the scorching sun
that longs for a shade for itself
and calms down
when evenings set in,

Like the broken heart that
longs for healing
and its wounds fill up
when someone loves it again…

Short Personal Perspectives #4 — Blind Judgments

Quote by Matshona Dhliwayo

The Negative Experience: This experience spoiled my mental peace for quite some time and made me question things. I do not blame those extended family members for making fun of me and my father). Perhaps, they were conditioned to be that way. …


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I did not know the meaning
of wound or grief for eons.
Nor sadness, pain, uncertainty,
or isolation could touch me.

I thought so!

All I knew and cared was,
about happiness, assuming
there will be indefinite and
exhilarating moments all the while.

I thought so again!

Yet, grief found…


Painting by the Author

Sometimes, I long for a healing place
with a serene and peaceful pace.
Where everyone is respected
and always feels accepted.

Where there is no hatred
and all negativity negated.
Where there are no judgments,
but only endearments.

Where nobody is labeled
and superiority disabled. …

#A Cinquain

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The Rain.
Wet, earthy smell.
Dripping, clinking, lilting
me to sound sleep with inner peace.

I love it when it rains — Simply a drizzle or a heavy downpour or just been raining the whole day. I feel joy, peace of mind, calm — you name it — during…

A.H. Mehr

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