GIFT My six new soup-bowls line her shelf each with a lacy leaf and rose that cringes from the seventh's scowl from the memories it dredges out of the misting past Resolute to the last at my remonstrances she smiles like a hollowed-out egg, and goes on eating in the cracked old bowl chipping gently at the edges
Hibah Shabkhez is a writer of the half-yo literary tradition, an erratic language-learning enthusiast, and a happily eccentric blogger from Lahore, Pakistan. Her work has previously appeared in Plainsongs, Microverses, Sylvia Magazine, Better Than Starbucks, Post, Wine Cellar Press, and a number of other literary magazines. Studying life, languages, and literature from a comparative perspective across linguistic and cultural boundaries holds a particular fascination for her.
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