“Momma, do you forgive me for the thing’s that I’ve done? Momma, please forgive me and let it be known I’m your son The thing’s I used to do, is the reason’s why you stressed But with you I changed my life, everyday
Artwork from an incarcerated artist
“If, like me, you were victimized psychologically or physically as a child, you are all too aware of how such abuse in early childhood development wreaks widespread havoc in a person’s life.”
Blending reality and imagination, Ahmed writes a short story about running into an old friend and hero of his—himself. Ahmed explores his hopes and dreams as an immigrant, his transformation into a writer while incarcerated, and his fierce confrontation with
This stuff is never easy to talk about. However, if we manage to save just one life, then relieving any discomfort will most certainly be worth it.