Kenyon Review Online


Tin House

“Testimony,” “Sarcoma”

Narrative magazine

“Fasting in Tunis,” “Night Lament in Hergla,” “Hometown Nocturne,” “Sainte-Baume,” “Muslim Girlhood,” “Not All of Us Get to Be Ghosts,” “The Doe”

Virginia Quarterly Review

“Mubtadiyah,” “Menorrhagia,” “Storm,” “When I Tell My Father I Might Begin to Pray Again,” “Mother”

The Georgia Review

“Questions Directed Toward the Idea of Mary,” “The White Poet Wants to Know Why I Don’t Write More Arab Poems,” “I Fly, I Fly,” “Questions the Ghosts Have Asked Me,” “Annunciation”

Academy of American Poets

“The Rules,” “Ode to Ugly Things”

The Missouri Review

“Creation Myth”

New England Review

“Portrait of the Illness as Nightmare”

West Branch

“Annunciation,” “Inpatient Triptych”


“Litany While Reading Scripture in the Gynecologic Oncology Waiting Room,” “Waiting In Line at the Institution”

Gulf Coast

“The Blood,” “Night Ghazal”

The Journal

“Depersonalization,” “February Letter to Ghost Mother”

Cincinnati Review

“God’s Will”

The Massachusetts Review

“Still Life with Hemorrhage”

32 Poems

“Morcellation,” “Waking After the Surgery”

Indiana Review

“Immaculate or Otherwise,” “What Will Happen”

Willow Springs


Los Angeles Review

“Watershed,” “Nulligravida Nocturne,” “Ramadan Lament”

Four Way Review


 Mid-American Review


Poetry Northwest

“Dressing Before a Mirror in Morning,” “Metrorrhagia”

The Greensboro Review

“MRI Song”


“Mary in the Waiting Room at the Gynecologist’s Office”

Prairie Schooner

“Eyes Opened, as Gods,” “Again the Summer Fires,” “Faulty,” “Indecision”


“Muslim Christmas”

The Rumpus


Frontier Poetry

“After Reading DJ Khaled Will Not Perform Oral Sex on His Wife Despite Demanding That She Must, I Consider My Relationships”

Southern Indiana Review

“Aubade in the Old Apartment,” “Burial”

Crab Orchard Review

“Cousins,” “Perennial”

The Baltimore Review

“Narcissus Brings Me Flowers”


“Echo and Narcissus”


“Echo,” “Liriope”

Raleigh Review

“Narcissus,” “Mourning,” “Morning Swim”

Nashville Review

“In August, I Undress”


“While Reading the News About Orlando, I Hear the Call to Prayer,” “My Mother Makes a Religion,” “Morning,” “14, Sunday School, 3 Days Late,” “The Words Come, They Choke Me”


“A Religious Education,” “Tunis Nocturne,” “Momon Eats an Apple in Summer,” “Preparing Iftar With My Father”

Southword Journal

“After Another Attempt at Eighteen,” “of love, Sappho wrote”

Passages North

“Explaining the Attempt to the Doctors, Beginning with Two Lines From Darwish”

Third Coast

“Because It Is Winter I Think It Is Possible”

Bellevue Literary Review

“Blood: Hx”

Cimarron Review


American Literary Review



“Reciting Poetry in the Psychiatric Ward”

Fifth Wednesday Journal

“This Morning I Went to the Ocean to Feel,” “Learning Again to Hunger,” “A Fly Buzzes Overhead”


“Waves,” “Now That You Are Gone”

The Shallow Ends

“Postcard from Gone”


“Postcard from Gone”

Spoon River Poetry Review

“Ramadan Aubade,” “Autumn Aubade with Pigeons”


“While You Are Shaving, It Rains,” “Upon Realizing There Are Ghosts in the Water”

North American Review


The Collagist

“Keeping Track”

Winter Tangerine

“The New Mother Speaks”

The Collapsar

“Semantics,” “Spring Thaw”


“The Call,” “How I Tell It”