poetry · stories

Red Dress Special: An Indigenous Love Poem for Valentine’s Day and Every Day

Bring me flowers whiles I’m livin’ /Then don’t bring them when I am dead - Peetie Wheatstraw, “Bring Me Flowers While I’m Living” (1941) "They didn't have one, but I wanted a red dress for tonight," Olivia added. "I wanted fire. I wanted blood." "You need a man," Elsie said. "Correct," Olivia said, tilting forward… Continue reading Red Dress Special: An Indigenous Love Poem for Valentine’s Day and Every Day

elsewhere · poetry

Held Magazine: Freedom’s Flight (For Mito)

I wrote a new piece for the inaugural issue of Held Magazine out the University of Guelph. It's entitled "Freedom's Flight (For Mito)". This is also the first time I've had a piece of artwork published! The watercolor painting is of the aforementioned Mito, a very special love bird I met on Twitter. No one… Continue reading Held Magazine: Freedom’s Flight (For Mito)