INSTRUCTIONS

A POEM BY FATIMAH ASGHAR

fall in love with every boy

you meet. wife them all.

 

when they ignore you,

call it patience. call them

 

husband though none

stay. call them faithful

 

as you build a prison

in your chest.

 

shackle them together,

& watch the ocean

 

swell.

 

Artwork © KANI KAML

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