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Mona Dash’s A Certain Way

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Typically, she mirrors the lives of all migrants, in achieving a poetic disequilibrium suspended between belonging and dislocation.

-Saleem Peeradina, poet, essayist, and author of Heart’s Beast: New and Selected Poems.

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A Certain Way by Mona Dash

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