they danced with abandon
on hot summer nights
and set fire to their fears to keep warm
in the cold
and ended each day
with a whispered “always”
never knowing
that forever
could expire

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Sumayyah Talibah

Sumayyah Talibah lives in Michigan with her husband, kids, cats, and piles of books. She makes jewelry and sips tea in between reading and reviewing anything with words.

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