Haya introduction

Haya is a medical student in Afghanistan and she wants to write a novel.

Heart Break

Heart Break

When her heart rips apart
she walks off into a donkey skin.
She add wings to her shoulders
prepares to fly away

Hajar introduction

Hajar spent her childhood as an immigrant in Iran and her family returned to Afghanistan when she was eleven. She wants to be a filmmaker.

Attachment

Attachment

My indisposed body desires red wine
to pour into a head filled with memories of you.
It wants to burn a cigarette and watch
as such beauty strikes the darkness.

Daydreaming

Daydreaming

I gazed on the title of a book about someone
I had tried so hard to imitate.
I swallowed all the words
Sending them to remote corners of my brain.

The Rain

The Rain

Some days ago, it was my cousin’s birthday, and I had to travel to my sister’s office, as we both had to go and buy cake.