it was january 2002.
that’s when i first messaged her on msn.
i asked her if she would be my valentine.
she said yes.
and we’re still together mashallah.
december of 2003.
that’s when i got married to my cousin againt my will.
summer of 2004.
that’s when i was shot and had my accident and i became paralyzed.
summer of 2005.
anyone i ever knew was killed.
i stood up and i started walking.
my paralysis kept getting better.
november 15, 2006.
my case is in the court and i’m on the verge of winning it.
i’ll be a free man.
i will have a family.
i will have friends.
i will have a home.
they said and they thought it wasn’t possible.