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On Ahmed Mohamed and (part of) the Reality of Being Sudanese-American
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On Ahmed Mohamed and (part of) the Reality of Being Sudanese-American

Yesterday, I came across this link on Twitter – a report on PRI on how the Sudanese-American community feels about the Ahmed Mohamed debacle. If you’re unfamiliar, Ahmed is a 14 year old Sudanese-American boy who was recently arrested after he brought a clock he built to school (after getting permission from his teacher) because his … Continue reading

Coin
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Coin

Written sometime in 2013 _______________________________   The customer walks away, leaving the merchant counting his money. …Correction – HER money. HER hard earned money. She looks down at the bag, marveling at how oversized – and empty – it looks now that it has become her property. She strains to hear the sound coming from the bottom … Continue reading

A to B
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A to B

Written sometime in 2014 _____________________________________ Hi, I’m Sara. I don’t believe we’ve met. Although… You look mad familiar And I’m sure I look real familiar to you too ‘Cause from the way you’ve been twisting, twirling, and tossing my name in your mouth I could’ve sworn we was like *this*, son! Nah, bruh, hold up, … Continue reading

Love Poem
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Love Poem

This poem was written sometime in 2013, in response to a complaint from a young man who approached me after a poetry slam to tell me that he gave me a score of zero because I “should have written about more important things, like love” _______________________________________ Sugar lump, honey pie Do save me from my critical mind … Continue reading