apologiesPosted: August 11, 2015
You fold yourself, shrinking for decades.
Starting questions with “sorry.”
You don’t want to stay lonely,
But solitude feels so good.
like a small animal, i rage.
why so apologetic?
slowly folding until you are a tiny faded flag
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Nashwa Khan identifies as South Asian/African Diaspora and is currently studying creative writing at University of Toronto and Addictions Counselling at McMaster University. She holds a strong interest in narrative medicine and cultural competency. You can usually find her ranting on Twitter on the intersections of pop culture, health and race. Connect with her @nashwakay.