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To survive and thrive

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

I had no chance of dignified survival.
The world has places for us to live-nowhere.
I had no access to fair opportunities.
The world has answers for people like us-not eligible.
I had no inclination to raise an objection.
The world has an explanation for people like us-not required.
I had no reason to crave a dream.
The world has the…



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Dr. Fatima Imam

Dr. Fatima Imam

Poet, wrier, historian, educator, advocate of underrepresented voices, and cat lover.