Amara Amaryah | travel + books + poetry. a platform for story-telling, visuals, positive self-talk and empowerment.| what I'm reading and writing in the holidays. hello loves. it’s the final days until christmas and i’ve been off work since 12.31pm thursday 19 december. so far it has been a beautiful few days of doing as … Continue reading 1000 poems in a year update |what i’m reading and writing in the holidays
Amara Amaryah | travel + books + poetry, always poetry. a platform for story-telling, visuals, positive self-talk and empowerment.| one thousand poems in one year. hello loves. so i'm writing about a challenge i am working towards. because i'm pushing all of my boundaries without being intimidated by them. and this year i am going … Continue reading poetry | 1000 poems in one year
Nottinghill Carnival: Find ways to truly prioritise representing your family. And your culture likewise. Allow yourself the space to get frustrated with not being documented. Or being documented in such a way that it is no longer about you. Or your people. Or your collected history. Trust that frustration. Trust it and give … Continue reading A documentation.
As seen in the 'Aint I A Woman Collective' February 2016 'Love' edition http://www.aintiawomancollective.com/1-samuel-167/ 1 Samuel 16:7 But Yah said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or at the height of his stature, because I have refused him; for not as man sees, for man looks at the outward appearance, but Yah looks at … Continue reading 1 Samuel 16:7
I wrote these Estate Poems because I felt as though we don't recognise how estate living is inevitably associated with storytelling. I feel like we take for granted how many stories are encapsulated within an estate; even the proximity and the quantity of families, cultures and generations literally insists on stories to be told. The … Continue reading poetry |Estate Poems