Imagined Confessions and the Crumbs of Everyday Godhood
I have three poems included in this year's Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Anthology; By Heart, Kisses and Secret. They are all fiddled-with reworked versions of work from my MA Creative Writing thesis collection that have met rejection in some form or the other from various lit journals. The lesson here is to edit, edit, edit and edit until the very soul of a piece is bared to its teeth.
Pages from my first personal chapbook.
The final installment of 14-word couplets inspired by the 2014 Ramadan Photo A Day challenge.
14-word couplets inspired by Days 11-20 of the Ramadan Photo A Day challenge.
What Am I To Do
Saaleha Idrees Bamjee
what am I to do with these strange women
holding up dead dolls, bloodied on my screen
swaddled in strips of […]
For this year's Ramadan Photo A Day challenge, I decided to write and photograph 14-word couplets inspired by the binary prompts.
The writing life is rough. Gritty as sandpaper against the skin of all four of your cheeks. Some people talk of bleeding onto pages, they’re not […]