What I Learned of Poetry Through Swimming by Javeria Hasnain

Every poem is a body
of water.

It will ferry
you across your fear.

Javeria Hasnain is an incoming MFA student at The New School on a Fulbright scholarship. She
is a Pakistani poet whose work can be found in AAWW’s The Margins, Gutter magazine,
Superstition Review, Stone, and elsewhere.