Ameena Zameer Hanif
By Ameena Zameer Hanif
My name is Ameena Zameer Hanif. I am a primary school teacher and have three special children, Bilal, Hajra and Raihaan.
I first began writing poetry when I was sixteen; going through adolescene was a troubling time where many questions I asked myself, I simply could not answer. So I quickly found writing to be a therepeutic means of exploring my identity and my place amongst the world. In particular, many aspects of culture are challenged from drugs to domestic violence; and I feel that my main aim is to correct misinterpretations of Islam and to explore topics of inequality.
Ultimately I hope to reflect the many complex issues faced by the youth through the mirror of my poetry and this is emphasised through the different layout and fonts that I employ.
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