I am

by Sarrah Hakimjee Moonlight on a stormy night/ My mother’s hushed prayers at the brink of dawn/shoulders colored with hope/ eyes drowned in oceans of tears/ my sister’s alter ego /A home to mother-tongues, the ones that began in India and found themselves in East Africa/Blossoming frangipanis/ the essence of curiosity/ A novelty to the idea of feeling/oceans apart from my lover/ a heart mender/ … Continue reading I am