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Siwar Masannat

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Siwar Masannat

Siwar Masannat is the author of 50 Water Dreams (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2015) and is a PhD candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She splits her time between Amman, Jordan, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

by this poet


before we became we flyfollowed / our homelands puzzle
clouds we / traced chamomile in     
bags / door to door / steeped in mud of our / remaining trickle
of river/ though small we     
sipped / they simply toured / sand & soil