R O J A V A

I close my eyes and remember warm summer nights  Spent on rooftops, mattresses spread out, spray bottles filled with water Waving at neighbours, enjoying the rare breeze of a summer’s night. My three sisters and I would laugh endlessly as our parents slept Underneath the blanket of stars and an overzealous moon  Watching over us, [...]

an open letter to the PM

Dear Mr. Prime Minister Trudeau, I invite you to come have dinner with me. Come to my home away from home. Welcome, as you walk into the foyer and see a Persian rug hanging, look closely, it tells a story. I’ll share her secrets with you, her journey through Persia to Iraq to Jordan and [...]