Author Archives: l0rend
I will be presenting at LitFest again this year (also, eeeeeeep)! More details to come later, if I feel confident in what I’m presenting on.
The shadows play games without me Their bodies dancing Twisting Fingers reaching Gliding Over the window and onto the wall Mischievous fun being had In all the cracks and Corners The clouds part Inverted curtains Glowing The shadows become bigger … Continue reading
there is no calm in and out in and out in and out the sound of breathing as you sleep half of the bed is cold but there is an imprint evidence that you belong your place is with me … Continue reading
I want you to hold me Tighter Closer Anything to slow my heart inside my chest Tighter Closer Anything to stop the earth from spinning Tighter Closer Anything to relieve the tingling in my fingers Tighter Closer Anything to keep … Continue reading
To The Men: The Master’s tools won’t Dismantle the Master’s house Just like a dick will not Take down the patriarchy You could be white, white-passing, or racialized. Enactors of sexual violence Supposed decolonizers Really complicit oppressors Do you see … Continue reading
Written for and performed at Conversation@Noon: After the TRC as part of Lit Fest, October 14th 2016. Duncan Campbell Scott Confederation Poet Believed this land was terra nullius Empty land Uninhabited Uncivilized Duncan Campbell Scott, who exclaimed in “Fragment of an … Continue reading
Originally published in the Fall 2015 issue of Glass Buffalo. Playing pretendian Sage Sweetgrass Trying to smudge the whiteness out (lᴉʌǝp ǝʇᴉɥʍ ǝɥʇ ǝʇɐuᴉɯᴉlǝ) My great grandmother was a Cherokee princess You say to authenticate your practices That must give … Continue reading
Written and posted on Instagram February 27th 2015 Ugh cishet white boys Ugh cishet boys Ugh cis boys Ugh boys Ugh.