Of yesterday and now

I know that now
May 16, 2018
May 21, 2018

Of yesterday and now

This is a story
Of all the things I left unsaid
Of how I found my name
Of series and episodes
Of name changes, all given to me by others
Noise, anger, chaos, too much
Names that I had to wear
But this is not about that now
This is a story of how I found my name

This is a story
Of newness
Gold from the fire
Hurricane from silent waters
Yet still a peaceful stream
A transition from words coiled round my neck
With cords pressed
Deep into my veins spilling blood
To a constant hum of miracles waiting to happen

This is a story
Of the place
Where the voices in my head took me
Where unmerited favor envelops time into its chest
Where scars become battle marks
Where wrinkles are smoothen from the face to form poetry
And legs are free to go
As far and as wide as the imagination goes

This is a story
Of sleeping and waking up blissfully alone
Of relishing my own self
Of embracing my own warmth
Of walking
Alternately setting each foot forward
Of moving forward, albeit gingerly but sure
And finally learning my name and introducing myself unashamedly
I am Art

Love and warmth


  1. Kabiru Hamza says:

    This is mahd!! I love it..
    “There is no greater journey than the one that you take to discover all the mysteries that lie within you.. “

  2. Blue says:

    I’m totally in love with this post..

    I need more😘😘…

  3. Dora says:

    Really nice

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