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Earnest Plea

A poem

Photo by Edwin Hooper on Unsplash

We searched for the places of worship for guidance.
We sought the advice of ecclesiastical experts.
We submitted to the norms of society.
We’re surprised by the lack of a sense of peace.

We pleaded for the forgiveness of every act.
We pleaded for acceptance of every prayer.
We pleaded for health and wealth every day.
We pleaded…



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Dr. Fatima Imam

Poet, writer, historian, educator, advocate of underrepresented voices, and cat lover.