Shahilla Shariff


Shahilla Shariff’s first poetry collection, Life Lines, was published in 2012 by Proverse Hong Kong. Her work has been featured in various anthologies and journals (see WLT, January 2017, 38). Born in Kenya, she is Canadian and lives in Hong Kong.

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    Photos: Shahilla Shariff I The alleys are blind,  the streets are worn.  Everyone has left,  but tea is offered. Bone china cup,  we’re together in a room  with high ceilings,  h…
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    The abandoned British Residency in Hyderabad, India. Photo: Kishore Nagarigari Author’s note: After my mother’s death, I struggled with the meaning of legacy. Mother Load,…