Rose Water Poet

amal rana - poet, performer, arts and social justice educator

 Rosewater Rebel, Pakistani, Muslim, mixed race poet/performer/educator. Proud to come from a legacy of ghazals, love and freedom fighters.

the tenderness of a wild rose that still shares its scent so generously, despite 500 years of colonialism. let love like that always grace us with its presence, and remind us that freedom is worth braving the sharpest of thorns 

About 

            

the world is full of courage, when you write to me...(inspired by agha shahid ali: "the world is full of paper, write to me")
Amal Rana is a mixed race, South Asian Muslim Performance Poet, Storyteller and Educator specializing in art projects weaving together community narratives across cultures, languages and generations. 
 

 

photo: shauna potocky   

photo: shauna potocky 

 

 

 

Amal Rana ©2017

Amal Rana ©2017