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Nihal Mubarak is a poet, short story writer and freelance blogger. She wants to write stories that the world will remember long after she is gone. Twitter: @nextvisionary IG: a_taste_of_verse

Poem: For Palestine. Again.

What does it mean, really, when we say: We are Palestine When we change our Facebook profiles for a week or two When we post dark images on Instagram and write moving paragraphs as captions, trying to…

Poem: Beautiful Skin

When I was in the fifth grade, My mama used to tell me I had Beautiful skin— I didn’t believe her. My skin was awkward and heavy, As though it belonged to someone else. I had skin that stretched…