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.