About me: actual literal non-fiction

I have debated on whether to mention this here, because it’s supposed to be a space for my art & that alone. But it has come to my attention that I must do so because art is part of everything…

In case it wasn’t evident, which it ought to be considering the kinds of allegories I write, I’m a leftist & very dedicated to social change, anti-racism & decolonization, as well as disability justice & much more.

My art is relatively popular in form, & meant for a wide audience. But unlike my fictional characters, I am a real person & have to live by my values, which will be reflected in my writing always.

It’s no secret. & it’s better I say it now than wait until maybe I won’t know how to say it later.

Do what you will with that info. I definitely won’t tolerate any discrimination on my pages, & I want to create a welcoming space.

Consider too, if you like my art, while I write in symbolism, I’m not hiding my beliefs. If you live on the other side of the political spectrum & you are enjoying songs for now, please ask yourself why.

© Niliema Karkhanis

Featured photo by Paweł Czerwiński from Unsplash

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