i know who i am not. by Jessica Elsayed
Well, I know who I’m not.
I am not related to Alkeda
any terrorist group that have the same names as the gentle people I call family and friends like Osama, Ferek, Fatima and Thend.
Peace be upon them.
I am the follower of Muhammad, Peace be upon him and his message is mine.
I am not the mirror image of who you see on t.v with a gun.
I am not the daughter of bearded terrorist or crazy militia, radicals.
I am a food lover, broken and mended.
I am Jessica, and my name doesn’t fit my face wherever I go
Born in Cali, raised in Saudi and loved and learned at home I am my home.
The lone ancestor of Pharaohs of big red campus and under this wheat toned skin of mine runs the Nile.
I am a waving glad of revolution.
But you don’t see me, you see a Vail, while in fact your eyes are vailed.
I am Jessica Theba Ibrahem Elsayed
unlike you, the definition
who I am
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