Tag: american-muslim women

  • Random Thoughts #2

    #Ferguson It has been on my mind. I know the narratives are more complex than what the media provides. I am troubled by how the current discussion around race is shaped: People of Color are worried about their lives. White people are worried about property. A lot of white people just don’t get it. This […]

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  • Rants of a Forty-Year Old Divorced White American Muslim Writer

    It isn’t easy being a forty-year old divorced white American Muslim woman who is a writer. That label doesn’t bring the boys to your yard — or even to your inbox. At forty years old, if you are a white American Muslim woman who has lived throughout the Muslim world, you are ready for a […]

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  • tenderness

    so few of us have such a lover- a lover that is a short story with long ripple the one that prepares us for something else the lovers that bring our phantom limbs into being so we can move on to hold others

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  • When You’re Too Cool For The Boys

     “But, you are so cool!” This is what one guy told me as he was breaking up with me after a short-lived yet well-matched relationship. He ended the budding romance because I anonymously blogged about him – and I wrote only good things, mind you.  Apparently, it was too much, and he disappeared from my […]

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