grown up vs child’s experience

Grown-up experiences need to be separated from a child’s experience. I see it in my childhood, I remember while we were refugees, I felt safe as long as my mother was next to me. When I see a long line of trucks and cars, and people carrying their belonging on the top of their heads… …

A piece I wrote for writers project a while back

Dear Muni, you little girl in a grown woman’s body! You have no idea how precious you are. How the little poems you write and the art you create are going to move people. How the pain and heartaches you face, will shape you to become a beautiful soul. You think you don’t matter, but …