Ilyus Evander – “Alexander’s Hands”

Filmed by SlamFind

“When I say I am trans, I mean a transformation. Renamed myself ‘Ilyus.’ It means ‘the love of God,’ and that too is blood, but bleeds more like before I was this body I was half a prayer.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Ilyus Evander, filmed by SlamFind.

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