Daughter and sister.
Add granddaughter and auntie
pride becomes bigger.
Still, something is missing.
Very cliché, but maybe a partner
to conquer the world with
and perhaps with Allah’s permission
some beautiful children who we can teach
about the meaning of life and the hereafter
while being called hooyo.
the equation is finally complete.
This piece was submitted by Amina Abdi, who is a writer and a scientist. You can find her on Instagram.