My Lover and I and other Animals
My Lover and I and other Animal
Like two puppies,
When I see him
We sniff one another.
We lick the fingers of our desire
With the eyes of a wolf, he watches
for any movement near me.
He becomes a tiger
Like the hungry chick of a bird
I anticipate him.
Translated by Dikra Ridha
Copyright © Faleeha Hassan