Emily Ahmed

Emily Ahmed (she/her) is an emerging writer previously published in Sienna Solstice, Trampoline Poetry, and The Plentitudes. She was a finalist for the Etel Adnan Poetry Prize in 2019 for her chapbook manuscript On Distance about transnational relationships and family histories mixed with a variety of twisted myths and fairytales.


By Emily Ahmed — 10 January, 2023

Possibility: a spell that wants to be uttered in a language you don’t quite remember, you try to pluck these words from your dreams, make a list of phrases you’ll attempt to translate:  To deserve To drool  To forgive (oneself)  Pathetic  How to ask for directions  How to give directions Intuition So, wandering and welcomed,…