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Farida Somjee

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Farida Somjee is an award-winning Canadian author and novelist. Her debut novel, The Beggar's Dance, won the Whistler Independent Book Awards for best fiction.

She was born in Mbeya, Tanzania, and grew up in the coastal city of Dar es Salaam. Many of her childhood memories resonate with her and come across in her writing. She moved to Canada in her late teens with twenty dollars in her pocket, a lot of dreams and God on her side.

She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, with her husband and son.
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Scent of Flowers (Phoolon Ki Khushboo)


ye phoolon ki khushboo 


 

the scent of these flowers 

 

bring back your memories 

 

i look up at the sky 

 

and see your smile 

 

walking in the garden 

 

i search for you 

 

you're nowhere around 

 

yet you're alw

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Published on July 06, 2022 21:29
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The Beggar's Dance

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“In the morning, I wake up and salute the sun. I am grateful for the sun; it gives me hope that after every scary night it will rise to brighten me - The Beggar's Dance.”
Farida Somjee, The Beggar's Dance

“In the morning, I wake up and salute the sun. I am grateful for the sun; it gives me hope that after every scary night it will rise to brighten me - The Beggar's Dance.”
Farida Somjee, The Beggar's Dance

“Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.”
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