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Sunday, January 19, 2020


by Nadia Farjami

black. healthcare. matters.

she died from
their silence, from

sealed lips and silicone gloves that

her aside—her
pulse would have kept pushing,

but they put her
on pause.

Nadia Farjami is a poet from California. Her work has been recognized by The New York Times, Cathexis Northwest Press, High Shelf Press, The Esthetic Apostle,  Prometheus Dreaming, Polyphony LIT, Youth Poet Laureate, Body Without Organs Literary Journal, Marmalade Magazine, Cagibi Literary Journal, The Athena Review, & more.