The day will come when my sisters
No longer wear forced chadors.
Let that day be in summer
So that we can go for a picnic.
Tens of thousands of people have thronged the streets in capital cities around the world for the last two weeks to protest the murder in police custody of Mahsa Amini.
A teenage girl takes a step toward adulthood in contemporary Cairo.
We try them on as subjects, our mythical forebears,
wondering who we are: Penelope. Persephone. Eve.
Eurydice. Sleeping Beauty, Cassandra, Ophelia, Cinderella.
we were the daughters
of the witches
who could set fire to skeletons
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