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    [post_content] => I feel you over my shoulder
and I try to remind you that this ring
is not a magnet towards pots and pans.
This ring does not sew a cleaning cloth
to my hand.
This ring does not mean I can't
understand maths.
This ring is not a band of ownership,
like a receipt at the checkout.
This ring means that we are
equals, and both have the world
in our grasp.
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Hannah is additionally a winner in the 2016 Young Poets Network August Challenge #2, as well as a commended poet in August Challenges #1 and #4, and in Young Poets Network's 10th anniversary challenge. She is also a winner in the 2016 Behind the Curtain poetry challenge, in partnership with the V&A Museum, and the winner of the 2016 Even It Up Poetry Challenge in the 15-18 age category.
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Hannah is additionally a winner in the 2016 Young Poets Network August Challenge #2, as well as a commended poet in August Challenges #1 and #4, and in Young Poets Network's 10th anniversary challenge. She is also a winner in the 2016 Behind the Curtain poetry challenge, in partnership with the V&A Museum, and the winner of the 2016 Even It Up Poetry Challenge in the 15-18 age category.
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Equals

Hannah Hodgson

I feel you over my shoulder
and I try to remind you that this ring
is not a magnet towards pots and pans.
This ring does not sew a cleaning cloth
to my hand.
This ring does not mean I can’t
understand maths.
This ring is not a band of ownership,
like a receipt at the checkout.
This ring means that we are
equals, and both have the world
in our grasp.