Ode to London

When he told her he was coming to the city but not to see her, she was angry Not because she’d miss the way he would have smiled when he spotted her from a mile away

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Worlds Apart

I don’t want to be the moon anymore Only being able to find beauty in darkness I want to know how the sun feels We could have shone together But your ego would never allow it So it’s okay, I would never try to change you There is a universe full of planets searching for […]

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Take Me Home

Heartbreak like this make me yearn for comforts I never even had The urge to bask in my motherland’s South Asian sunshine and feel warm rainwater splashing down my back Elders calling me their child in Urdu, sending me to sleep with head massages laced with coconut oil Bare feet, long braids, eating food on […]

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