Poetry reading, by Malak K Chehab, of ‘Trapped Humanity’, a poem from my poetry book, Perfectly Flawed. It’s about self-isolation due to pandemic and how traumatic it is on people.
I read the following poems from my poetry book, Perfectly Flawed: Beloved Flaw, Identity, Lives Matter, (Life!), Out of Time, Trapped Humanity, Meet Me Halfway, Value Defined,, Ask the Heavens, Heaven’s Gate. You can find exerts of each poem here on my website: http://www.malakkcwriting.com, or Tumblr @malakkc-poetry.
Exert from my poetry book, Perfectly Flawed.
Outside, the sun is shining brightly, but within
The window, where the air is stale from fear of pain
Everyone seems to be hiding behind squares of glass
Letting life pass them by as their isolation presses
Down on their sanity, and cabin fever rises.