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Identity

Poetry

Enough

You say your background was the same as mine, And you’re a friend so I don’t want to make you feel bad But you’re getting wronger and wronger every time So I go along with it Longer and longer I…

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Videos

womanness: a poem film

There are times When I’m browsing through the market And I am struck By my Womanness It sneaks around the corner Maybe I’ll see it In the eyes of a stranger lingering too long In the gruff holler of a…

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Experiences

Rants and Raves

Litteraturhuset So I am standing outside the Litteraturhuset in Oslo, Norway doing last minute advertising for an event which is in an hour’s time. This Norwegian lady comes up to me and starts talking Norwegian to me. I ask ‘Can…

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Experiences

I am torn between two cultures

Hijab or hooking up? Alcohol or Allah? It can be a strain for young Muslims to reconcile their faith while growing up in a permissive Western society. Part of being human is making decisions. Decisions that have a great effect…

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Identity

Identity How do I see myself? How do I want others to see me? Which of these is my identity? One, both or neither? I realise every time I meet someone I want to share with them The essence of…

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