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My husband and my servant and my god
took my fertility and my dignity, my name and my old age

I beat the girl who would bear the child
that should have been mine

And after all that,
God made me bear the child
after all
in my old age

But they let themselves believe
that I stood in the flap of the tent and laughed.

Hagar’s story, and the artwork these were written for

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