Jo’burg city is like an aging movie star who dropped out of the public eye decades ago and has now emerged from her reclusion, […]
Las Vegas Card Girls
Saaleha Idrees Bamjee
Breasts ablaze with constellations,
the munificent mammaries of
Babylonian fertility goddesses
sell for 99 dollars here in Vegas.
Their tracts lie scattered on […]
In this collation, the overarching theme is, unsurprisingly, things one would input via the mouth.
Dear Beloved I am writing you this poem in good faith...
April is National Poetry Writing Month (NaPoWriMo) in the US. As to my own poetic explorations, much has been unwritten since handing in 40 poems for my MA thesis last year. Time to shake it up and scatter.
Asmaa Khan launched her novel Surviving at the AskNanima Purple Heart ChariTea and Home Industry Expo last week Friday.
Portraiture, Parties and Play
Saaleha at Lazeeza's Bakery & Confectionery is about to launch a new lunch menu at her store in Mackenzie Park. I gave these photos a bit of a high-key treatment to better convey the supra-palatable vibrancy of her food.
Monograms feel like classy relics from an offline age where people still left behind their calling cards.
I shot these last year for niQi Living Luxe's High Tea Curation at Nazmira's wedding.
A version of this poem appeared in New Contrast 162 under the title "Our House Is Not Child-Friendly"