Wednesday, September 11, 2013

My Hijab – My Identity

There are some places
Be it
A Strange city
A land over the sea
So far from home
I may be
Salaams flow from the lips of strangers
What a welcome familiar sound
Respect abound
I am known…
I belong…
Then there are places
Where people stare at me
In awe
In fear
Sometimes distrust
Plain hostility
That I accept
And sometimes expect
But still undeniably
I am known…
I belong…
For better or worse
My hijab is my Identity

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