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 i want alarm-free and hiding in my apartment. or meeting up with friends. absolutely no in between. socialising or hibernating. i’m now heading home for a fe
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 to write one thosand poems in one year. why the challenge? i remember speaking to poet joshua judson (favourite) after hearing him perform beautiful
Nottinghill Carnival: Find ways to
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 it the room it needs to develop
and spread into every dormant part of your being until
you must exhibit all that you are proud of
in a docum