Daughter and sister.

Very lovely.

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.

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