Shireen Madon

Shireen Madon’s work has appeared in or is forthcoming from Indiana Review, Prairie Schooner, Witness, Poetry Northwest, Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Margins, and the anthology The World I Leave You: Asian American Poets on Faith & Spirit, among others. A Kundiman fellow, she has been the recipient of awards from Poets & Writers and the Academy of American Poets.

First Prayer

Into my home, invited Anahita, divinity of waters / of giving me my daughters