Bushra Shahriar

A 20-year-old student studying at Keele University - writer and poet.

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I Don't Owe You
6 days ago
(Just to note: I am strictly referring to friends in this piece unless stated otherwise. This is not directed towards family or the like.) Depending on who you are, I don't owe you. And you don't owe ...
Why Do I Need Constant Reassurance?
2 years ago
I’ve had it tough for over a decade and it’s not been very easy to deal with. People come and go, that’s a given. People do stupid things and don’t realise the effects it can have on others. I’m sure ...
I Didn't Ever Cry for Attention
2 years ago
So, I've been told a couple of times that people think I cry because I want attention from everyone who breathes. That's honestly the funniest assumption I've heard about me, and I've been called a lo...
Your Birthday Isn't Important
2 years ago
I have a poor relationship with my birthday. It doesn’t mean a thing to me; it never did. No one ever really cared for mine, apart from my family, of course. No one went out of their way to make sure ...