Category Archives: child bride

Song of a Child Bride – a duet

by Susan L. Daniels and Noel A. Ihebuzor I am a girl. Eleven years ago I came too early for you, but I was yours as nothing else was, and I grew under love brighter than the sun. I am … Continue reading

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a lesson about mehndi (laundromat poem)

henna flowers cover her fingers to the tips; brown & red climbing cinnamon skin as she sorts clothes; darks in the machine next to mine; lights one machine over i gasp at the patterns on her hands & she tells me … Continue reading

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