Nayyirah Waheed describes herself as a quiet poet who is not interested in sharing too much of her life online. She loves taking bits of her life and experiences and take it up to pen and paper. The future poet began writing at the age of 11 for a school assignment and hasn’t looked back since. Waheed's book Salt has been described as "lines filled with force and grit." Her poetry revolves around the themes of love, identity, race, and feminism, and is categorized by her use of punctuation, lowercase letters, and the brevity of her words.
Come with me as I have handpicked her best poems to heal your broken heart and bring you some closure.
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