Veiled

Afghan refugee women wait at the UNHCR registration centre in Peshawar, Pakistan, ahead of World Refugee Day.

Photograph: Abdul Majeed

Identity shrouded,

femininity cloaked to hide

faceless,  featureless, unknown

Who they are

beneath these robes

is an enigma

Their dreams, concerns, talents

devalued

in this cloning

of costuming

 

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