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He Butters My Bread – Poems, Pictures & Prose by Saaleha Idrees Bamjee
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He Butters My Bread

He Butters My Bread

Just when I believed
with all of me
that I could never,
ever, ever,
in one
billion lifetimes,
or two,
or three,
love a
millimetre more,
he goes
and makes
the perfect
chicken and

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I am a writer and photographer (look up my work on based in Johannesburg, South Africa. I have an MA in Creative Writing from the university currently known as Rhodes. My writing accolades include winning the 2014 Writivism Short Story Prize and the 2020 Ingrid Jonker Poetry Prize for my debut collection, Zikr.

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