December 2019

Cafe Terrace at Night

One cold, hopeless night in Paris, a homeless orphan girl meets a mysterious woman The only noise that night in Paris was the soft tapping of my flats against the cobblestones. It got louder at some parts of the road and softer at others. Sometimes it was fast: a short, discreet sound; other times, slow, […]

Sky Blue Hijab

A journalist travels to a refugee camp to report on the Syrian Civil War I twist the fake wedding ring on my finger nervously. It’s a cheap copper ring that I superglued a rhinestone to. Back and forth. Back and forth. It’s supposed to arouse sympathy if someone tries to kill me. It’ll convince them […]