Born in Kuwait, October 1980, Fatima moved to the UK to pursue her postgraduate education, she lives in Coventry with her 5 year old daughter Jori, her poetry has appeared in several Poetry Journals such as Acumen, The Journal, Further Monthly, Angelic Dynamo, WORD!, Staples Magazine, Sentinel Magazine and Bad Language. Her poem ‘Lessons’ has been shortlisted for the Torbay Poetry Award 2009, and her poem “Mother” was highly commended for Sentinel Poetry Competition 2010. Fatima has a published poetry collection entitled ‘The Heart and the Subsidiary’.
I wish you I wish you on this dull grey morning as I winter my coffee with sugar and cream. I wish you on this cold lonely evening as I stir the thickening soup sending you a thousand unspent embraces.
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