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I am a Muslim Woman
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covered in our
protective armour
the hijab from head to toe
my face my body
my shame
I need not show
yes I am a muslim
muslim woman
is all that you
need to know
in a muslim mans world
the laws of a muslim man
how can a woman
the mullah was made
by god to protect
the rights of man
he was born of a woman
a mother that his kind
with fatwas
add to womanly woe
I dont selll my body
nor do I borrow
but yes morning to evening
for the sake of my children
I beg a futureless life forgo
with my open palms
these streets I plough
covered in the Hijab
my lifeless shadow
a today that will become
another today
nothing less
nothing more
ebb and flow
this is not a penance
but my fate born
as a muslim woman
I undergo

May 14th, 2007

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Jul 23 2008 11:00 GMT CarloDiMarcoberardino
Wonderful poetry and shot
Jul 23 2008 11:02 GMT photographerno1
Thank you Carlo..
Jul 24 2008 02:23 GMT photographerno1
Thank you Magenta Star this is the start of a poor Muslims day in Lucknow..
Jul 30 2008 19:16 GMT paparazziboy
holy wows!
Jul 30 2008 21:30 GMT photographerno1
thank you paparazzi boy
Sep 13 2008 08:27 GMT juanse
stunning foto....
Sep 19 2008 10:39 GMT photographerno1
thank you juanse