said the woman, only you know the
meaning of unseemly power.
You writhe with quiet knowing
waiting to undress, slow-
-ly cooking. I can’t
wait for you to
Sunra Rainz is a British Pakistani poet, artist and teacher based in Birmingham, UK. She has previously had work published in Whispers & Echoes, Harana Poetry, Visual Verse, Free Verse Revolution and two Sheffield Libraries anthologies entitled Re-imagining Ageing and Dear 2021.
She blogs at www.sunrarainz.wordpress.com and tweets at @NusraNazir