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Sheena Hussain

Sheena Hussain is an emerging poet from Bradford, West Yorkshire. Her route to poetry was a cancer diagnosis, she has since left a legal career and now writes poetry, essays & blogs Her debut collection "Memories of A Poet, My Road, My Recovery" was self-published in 2018. She is the founder of a grassroots poetry competition for children called Poem:99, now in its third year. A recipient of Bradford’s Inspirational Women’s Award 2020. She has been published by Pure Slush, Truth Serum Press, and Porridge Magazine. You can find her at and @poetrybysheena

From my lips to your ears

To tell you, would be a lie— that I’m okay.  Holding it together in dovetail, like love and hate. Only I can’t remember the last time someone came by with an unconcealed smile. These days it’s WhatsApp and Zoom, Not…

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Under a lamplight

Sublime,Far out I have comeFrom the shattering of universeLeaving stars pelleted to stubborn grounds.Screeching like brakes, ready to dismantleTo be replaced.An unsettling scene unfurling, louder than a possessed stampedeGushing, the dam will soon break: no holding onI free fall, the…

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