Before you read this poem, check out this scene from a Norwegian show called Skam to understand the poem a little bit more.
your smile. the one that does more
than just lighting up your face
we just finished playing basketball
in which you beat me, obviously
and we were going on something,
like a date. i would love to call it a date.
we just walk in peaceful silence.
i steal some glances to look at you.
at what you are doing, thinking.
i spot some bluebells as we near your home.
your smile, the one that does more
than just lighting up your face,
it widens as you see them.
i take a few and give them to you.
you just seem amused, and i smile sheepishly
you take the flowers and place it
between the folds of your black hijab.
the purples contrasting with the black
just like your personality
and i could not stop smiling
at how much i feel for you.
As you can see, I love Skam. Moreover I love Yousef and Sana! That is why I remembered them and this particular scene when I read the title. So this poem is for them. Don’t forget to check out the prompts and to give my girl Pari some love over at Head High in the Clouds.