this new sadness? oh my body is tired of being a body
my I love yous walk in and say I love you and sit like rooftop ice on the kitchen floor
while it rains outside in the dim light
these girlish parts of me will moon away slowly
I could be the eyeball sweetness
and my bare chest a faded pink
I am everything & nothing has happened
is a British-Pakistani poet living in London. After graduating from Goldsmiths, she recently completed her MA in Poetry at the University of East Anglia. Her poems have appeared in PAIN, bath magg, Ink, Sweat and Tears and elsewhere.
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