Tired of the male narrative? Yeah, me too. Seeing the western world so openly hateful of Muslims is deeply worrying and can make Muslims feel dejected because it just affirms a fear of being hated. But seeing the Muslim world so hell-bent on presenting women as a problem, is also deeply worrying and likewise … Continue reading Writing back to the misogynistic tirade that is plaguing our communities.
One thick braid slicked back, That’s how my mother arrived in this country. Baggy Kameez hanging over her. A scarf draped loosely over her head, With the tail floating off her shoulder. She brought the smell of Kashmir with her, She spoke only in its numerous tongues, And she, she smiled sweeter than its tea. … Continue reading tongues (poem)