Complete with your standard extreme close-up of a hijab-clad woman confusingly looking at the voyeuristic lens before her, the Guardian’s “Comment is Free” section recently featured a piece by writer Nadiya Takolia, entitled: “The Hijab has Liberated Me From …
He had a face like a Picasso,
painted on the words of Neruda.
But I couldn’t read him, couldn’t sift
through the cubes of his appearance
to uncover the meaning of his
mismatched colors, asymmetrically
traveling straight lines and …