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The poetry in fatimah asghars debut collection if they come for us alternates between addressing the autobiographical and the historical asghar writes raw short poems exploring the individual and collective meanings of topics such as trauma loss solidarity racialized violence sexuality diaspora and pakistani identitymany of the strongest poems in the collection deal with the poets . Poet screenwriter educator and performer fatimah asghar is a pakistani kashmiri muslim american writer fatimah asghar is the author of the poetry collection if they come for us one world random house 2018 and the chapbook after yes yes books 2015she is also the writer and co creator. If they come for us poems paperback by fatimah asghar 1600 add to wish list on our shelves now 106 on hand as of sep 2 1245am poetry description a debut poetry collection showcasing both a fierce and tender new voice . I immediately jumped towards using the word raw when describing fatimah asghars poetry but pulled myself back visceral yes ripping the heart from your rib cage at times and tying your stomach in knots at others yes but raw just isnt the right word for me they are too intricate spontaneou