Why Fear


I wanted to dance. Fear locked my feet and arms.
I wanted to shout back at men on the street.
Fear told me only bad girls talk back… don’t shame your family…

Love You


My eyes don’t tell you I love you?

For Our President


Be loyal, wise, and we
will support you through
all. You have given hope
to the eyes of the old,
the eyes of the child.



In a single day, I have never seen
the blue sky, the shining, morning sun,
sunset in the afternoon,
the stars twinkling at night,
or the moon’s beauty.


rainy glowing orb

When the spring rain comes falling
and the rain goes down
drop by drop on my face
I remember you.

Lost Girl

red girl graffito

I jumped and fell. (was hurt).
And then, I remembered
I was the princess of your world.

An Eternal Journalist


My voice does not shake when I speak
I look in your eyes
And ask my questions
Standing upright like Hindu Kush

A Buried Story


Do you dare listen to this story?
It’s not a love story, but there is a girl who wants to be a lover.

The Breeze


It makes dry trees dance
Swirls wild dust
Gives spirit and life to flowers like me

When I Feel Alone


With you beside me
I become mighty