by Loolwa Khazzoom • May 7, 2016 • Songs

I’m always
Compensating for you
I see you
Speeding down
The freeway
Know you’re
About to bust a move
So I slow down
So you can go fast
Without putting
Anyone’s life at risk

I’m always
Compensating for you
I see you
Barreling down the sidewalk
Know you won’t
Honor my body space
So I step aside
So you can walk freely
Without anyone getting hurt

I’m always
Compensating for you
As you move through the world
Unaware and unashamed
A pile of wreckage
Following your wake
You don’t recognize yourself
But I do
So I’m always
Compensating for you

©2015 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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