“Flaws” by Alexandra Calayan

About the Artist

Born as the eldest child and raised in an Asian immigrant household, Alexandra is an aspiring pre-law student majoring in Political Science with minors in Chinese and Public Policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She lived in California and spent many of her childhood years in the Philippines before moving to North Carolina two years ago. You can find her on Instagram at @cga__cal

About the Series 

This poetry is part of Muslim Women For’s commitment to sharing the stories of our community members. Stay on the look out for more posts on our blog from this call for art. Submit art and ideas to us any time using the “Submit” link on our website.

1 thought on ““Flaws” by Alexandra Calayan

  1. Paula says:

    Me as a white women maybe won’t ever *really* understand the hurt you must have felt for all these years, and at the same time I consider myself very aware and empathetic. But it’s all about YOU so I am thanking you for this wonderfully written poem! ♥️


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