by Loolwa Khazzoom • May 28, 2016 • Songs

On every front
In every manifestation
I cut off from
The source of it all
Start a life anew
Without the poison
of your mentality
And you twist it all up
Turn the tables
Call me the perpetrator
For refusing to be
Your victim
I rise above it all
And you point to my transcendence
As “evidence”
That it wasn’t so bad after all
That it’s easy and
Just comes naturally to me
I refuse to engage
In the language of illness
And the currency of suffering
And so your misconceptions fester
And add another layer
To the avalanche
I have to rise above

©2016 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No portion of this article may be copied without author’s permission


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Loolwa KhazzoomLoolwa Khazzoom has worked with leading media outlets, including The New York Times, CNN, Rolling Stone, and ABC News. In addition, she has published two books and has lectured at prestigious venues including Barnard Center for Research on Women, the Simon Wiesenthal Center, and Harvard University. Loolwa is passionate about health, music, dance, multiculturalism, and Judaism.

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