Micaela Sahhar

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Micaela Sahhar is an Australian-Palestinian writer and educator. Her essays, poetry and commentary have been published in Overland, Cordite, The Age, Southerly, Arena and The Conversation, among others. She is a current Next Chapter fellow and recipient of support from the Neilma Sidney Literary Travel Fund.


Easter cakes

MemoirI find I cannot cry on the day of the funeral or for many nights after the news of Ellen’s death and it is as if I am stunned by this loss, as if I am too close to this absence for it to mean anything yet, until two weeks later when I take the handle of the mould in my hands and lay the flat back of it against my cheek, and I cry and I cry.

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