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These Nayyirah Waheed Poems About Love Are Really Awesome

Nayyirah Waheed is a U.S.-based writer who started writing at the age of 11 when her teacher gave a poetry assignment to her class. She published her first book of poetry, titled Salt, in September of 2013. However, since publishing her poems on the Internet, she has amassed a huge following on social media platforms such as Instagram and Tumblr






Yemen in the time of cholera; 315 dead.

Last week, a state of emergency was declared in the rebel-held capital Sana’a after a large number of cholera cases were detected in the city. More than half of the country’s medical facilities no longer function, the WHO said. Some 7.6 million people live in Yemen’s cholera-threatened areas, according to UN estimates.