Monsoor Ali

I am a father, teacher, writer, producer, artist, activist, and student of life...
Based in Washington DC. 

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The Living Lie
8 months ago
The lies we tell, entangled in the minds of young and weakened men. The lies we give to naive girls, their minds we bend and twist and curl. The games we play and call pretend, we gamble with their he...
Journey of a Lifetime
8 months ago
Kisses and pinches On cheeks chubby red Cuddles and hugs And the tuckings in bed Spit up and diapers Crawling on fours Meal time and messes But too young for chores First steps and fumbles Fussing and...
The Consequence of Innocence
8 months ago
He was big and loud A thunderstorm And I, new Fragile and empty Lived in shadows of unattainable perfection And epic glory Constantly reminded of my purpose To obey To conform To serve Born a slave to...
Love Without Limit: A Discussion on Mono vs Poly
8 months ago
Can we have a serious conversation about diversity and relationships? I mean there are so many people that just assume that monogamous marriage should be the standard for all people; the perfect and u...
I Never Asked for It
8 months ago
I never asked for it Never predicted it It was never foreseen or anticipated It was never a thought Never a possibility Not even an idea I only imagined success and happiness Just as you I'd dreamed o...
About a Girl
8 months ago
With honey bronze skin Kissed by the sun Curly black hair for my fingers to run Lips like a strawberry Tender and sweet Her eyes like the ocean Dangerous, dark, deep Her voice is a lullaby Gentle and ...