Welcome to Farida’s World

‘Words can paint a thousand pictures and evoke a million different emotions…’

Farida Momtaz

 

This is my first blog post and I just want to start by saying thank you for being here and immersing yourself in my words. Welcome to my world…

My name is Farida Momtaz and I am an Asian British Writer and Poet from North London. I started this blog because I love writing and I wanted a space to express my thoughts, feelings and experiences without any restrictions. As a writer there is usually always a theme attached to my work, but this blog is simply about voicing anything that I desire to share…

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Gotta Get Outta the Ghetto

Gotta Get Outta the Ghetto

 

I’ve gotta get outta the ghetto…

A congested urban space for people surviving below the poverty line…

A place of high crime, unemployment and failing schools

A cycle of deprivation that can be so cruel…

Surrounded by screw faces, bubbling anger and minimal positive thoughts…

Confined to live here cause of custom or lack of choice

Cause down the road where the big houses are, we have no voice!

The corroding tower blocks that loom over our hazardous streets!

Forcing us to constantly be on our feet!

No role models to follow

I’ve gotta get outta the ghetto…

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