Fatima F. has been writing poems since she was eleven. She studied literature, philosophy, and metaphysics before deciding to go to law school. She works as a defense attorney.
Mina was so disturbed from twenty-three pregnancies that her body could not engage in life easily.
When she was a young girl, Zohal’s mother had to marry her to a terrible man and because of the family’s poverty, Zohal accepted it.
She decided to take a stand and not allow him to sell her daughter. She pleaded to her brother to help her and they made a complaint to family court and she also consulted with a defense lawyer.
She is still young, but already she is worn out with five children and an old husband. She is very worried about the future.
After this rain,
I am not lonesome.
Who says, this rain is not
Don’t put your hair down long—
I am afraid that I lose the moon!