Tell me it’s wrong to wear the hijab which preserves my dignity
splendors my integrity
I’m enhanced. I see the other ladies adorning modestly
dispersing one of their most favored fragrance,
sometimes I do try to dress virtuously
while my inner self chooses to be veiled on the contrary
Tell me I should ensemble myself suitably and objectively
that a girl’s only a girl when she dresses appealingly,
captivating everyone she meets
or perhaps derives a plethora of categorical remarks.
Tell me it’s admirable maybe even a good thing
I choose the hijab to protect my chastity in such a way,
to enhance the quality of my personality
Tell me what you need to tell me but do not critic the hijab
which I chose confidently to represent myself-
for its beauty like a glistering pearl
hidden beneath the sea.
it is the nourisher of my purity,
without hijab, I would’ve been a liability.
Now try to tell me that I should be judged for how I am draped.