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Some news: My next book is forthcoming with Noemi Press.
My heart, be still.
off-side // reading from my beloved Interludes
In Houston, TX.
Left, my red shoes and pink socks. Right, Addie Tsai’s rainbow shoes and flowy skirt.
The day was sunny, breezy, and warm.
I tried to ask questions today
tried to walk around obstruction
push in colors, dropletting face skin
I wanted every single one of my happinesses
And I think what kind of allowable things
my book belongs to me too
Another template for drawing blood, just wait
// [un]grateful always to devereux for laying the skin to this book //
I went to DC to attend Split This Rock despite a hell of a hectic schedule around the close of spring semester. It was well worth it. With Muriel Leung, I co-ran a workshop session on play and pedagogy. It was energizing: we moved, swayed, scribbled, colored, marked, tore, asked questions, and tried to make sense of the places from which poetry can originate. Then monsters, and slaying them, and mutating them, and accepting.
Some things in me loosened up, and then a day later, I was back in Louisiana, too far away from all this: