The first in my open letters to the types of men I’ve come across…
Dear Boring Bashir,
There are only so many times I can exchange a salaam with you and tell you where I live (area, not exact location – that would be dangerous). Yes, I enjoy what I do. I’ve already told you what I do. The nature of my job and my address have not changed between 10 am and 12 pm. Thanks for telling me you’ve come home from work – again. You did that yesterday too. And the day before. I’m glad your train is efficient. Thanks for telling me what you had for lunch today – and sending me a photo of it. It’s nice to know you eat and have a phone.
A very bored Muslimah
Look out for the next letter in my series; Dear Misogynistic Mazhar.
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