Oblivious

by Loolwa Khazzoom • December 15, 2015 • Uncategorized

The leaves are blowing
Down the street
Time is passing
Nothing is changing

You won’t look at your actions
Have no interest in healing your past
Which controls your present
Until you clean it up

You react to your mother
End up behaving like my father
Lashing out instead of
Communicating with me

Then lashing out again
When I express how you hurt me
And that lack of care
Hurts me again

And I’ve got nowhere
To put this triple whammy
Because saying anything
Just feeds into the cycle

And I’ve tried cutting you
Out of my life
But that hurts
Even more

And so I feel stuck
While you remain
Staunchly oblivious
To the pain you cause me

Allowing your wounds
To control your life
And contaminate mine

©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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