My brother 
fed me 
my own pet 
and laughed 
when he broke 
the news. 
I suppose 
it must  have been 
a blast
when Saturn 
devoured  his sons.

Nada Faris is a writer, teaching-artist, and performance poet based in Kuwait. She is an Honorary Fellow in Writing at Iowa University’s International Writing Program (IWP) Fall 2013; an alumna of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) April 2018, USA: Empowering Youth Through the Performance Arts; and the recipient of an Arab Woman Award from Harper Bazaar Arabia 2018 in the category of Inspirational Woman.

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