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Sara Hovda

By September 26th, 2020No Comments

My Own Gender

I don’t know what

it is so many men women

tell me what they feel

they know it is I don’t

know but I do know

what it looks like

ice flowers silver

erupt between my ribs






Sara Hovda was born and raised in rural Minnesota. She now attends the MA program in Creative Writing at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Nimrod, Nashville Review, Red Paint Hill, and Tinderbox Poetry Journal, among others. You can find her at and on Twitter @SaraHovda