trees in the forest – original poem

Recently, I performed two poems I wrote at a Poetry Slam hosted by the Thaqalayn Muslim Association and the Islamic Relief at York University. It was amazing event, with some awesome and passionate talent. It was incredibly inspiring to hear other people’s work, as well as their ideas. This is the first poem that I performed.

A family of trees huddle together in the forest;
Some young, some old, both big and tall.
Birds come from far, in the forest they nest;
They know these trees, together, will never fall.

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the beginnings of ‘the clearly illiterate café’!

I will admit, this isn’t my first blog. There were numerous, various reasons as to why my other blogs shut down. Sometimes I wasn’t as committed, and other times I felt increasingly limited as to what I could post. Over the last few months, however, I discovered that I really needed a blog.

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