Friday, March 30, 2007

This is not a poem to change your life
or even change your mind
it is just a glimpse
into my fractured head
standing in some university bookstore
listening to some woman in a headscarf
gossiping in Farsi on a shiny phone
wedged between head and hijab
with no self-consciousness at all
and for that, if nothing else,
I envy her.

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