Nureena Faruqi

Nureena Faruqi is a visual artist and writer from Durham, North Carolina. She is an alum of VONA (Voices of our Nations Foundation) and Kearny Street Workshop's Interdisciplinary Writer's Lab . She was recently published in IWL's chapbook, "Into the Country of Our Kitchen." Her writing interests include creative nonfiction, prose poetry, and comics.

A Grove of Guava Trees

I had hoped to feel some sense of her spirit, her presence— but there was nothing there.