Nadia Farjami


she rises with the ravens & walks
on the street bare

she clutches cigarette
smoke and

wraps it around her waist—
a loose carpet

she s boneless;
her skin is sticky
with cider

eve is no longer
in eden,
but she’s finally
her own




Nadia Farjami is a poet from Southern California. Her work has been recognized by The New York Times, Cathexis Northwest Press, High Shelf Press, The Esthetic Apostle, The National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Prometheus Dreaming, Polyphony LIT, Youth Poet Laureate, Body Without Organs Literary Journal, Marmalade Magazine, Cagibi Literary Journal, The Athena Review, and more.