Three Poems

By Sadia Hassan
1. In the beginning I am not your body.
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Sadia Hassan is an Atlanta-raised, Oakland-based writer and advocate for first generation college students. Her work has previously appeared in Longreads, Documentum, The Dartmouth, Araweelo Abroad and is forthcoming in the anthology Halal if You Hear Me. She is a Vona Fellow, a FAWC Summer Workshop Fellow, and the inaugural Terry Tempest Williams Fellow for Land and Justice at the Mesa Refuge. Currently, Sadia is working on a collection of essays about the emotional geography of grief and the toll of silence on black bodies. She graduated from Dartmouth College with a BA in African-American Studies and a concentration in poetry and non-fiction.

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