This poem explores the feeling of neglecting different parts of your personality to achieve a certain goal yet feeling incapable of doing so.
Rizouana is an extrovert, but as much as she likes hanging out with her friends and exploring, she is also attached to her own company. Rizouana believes having an optimistic and peaceful mindset is the key to making the most out of an experience. During her leisure time, she likes to draw, paint and write. Rizouana writes poetry, fiction, and memoirs about young adults’ lives. She likes reading fictional romance novels and philosophy. Rizouana is passionate about immigrant rights, women’s rights, and climate justice.
Matched With A Click
‘Matched With A Click’ is a zine on the theme of online dating, with original poems, photography, artwork and elements of memoir and interview.
Teenagers oftentimes don’t know themselves and are not well aware of their identity. This is a poem where I am exploring the different sides of my identity.
It was difficult for me to adjust to the beginning phase of quarantine. This poem expresses how I felt about myself during this quarantine journey.
Surviving not Living
As quarantine started in early March, everyone was told to get adjusted to a bizarre lifestyle. Something new, something different to all of us. In this poem, I have expressed how I felt as I was getting adjusted to this new lifestyle.