Here’s to Ola, she understands what I say and she loves me so much.
Here’s to Iraq, it makes me happy, living with my family.
Here’s to grandfather, I remember the last hug.
Hugged him when I wanted to come here.
Here’s to Alddawalimub, remembering me because it is family in Iraq
Here’s to grandfather, because he is a doctor and I would like to be like him.
Here’s to the sea, where I hear the voices of the waves.
Here’s to my sister, because she is very funny.
Here’s to Sunday, because I go on this day to church.
Here’s to One Direction, their song “Kiss You” is the first song I ever heard.
Here’s to Chicago, because it’s lovely.
From the 826CHI Student Publication: I Remember... Our Whole Life in a Secret Place