Denisse M. Cotto Reyes – “Boy”

Performed by Denisse M. Cotto Reyes

“Boy, my body is not your home. You are a guest I make lemonade.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Denisse M. Cotto Reyes, a Semi-Finalist from the 2020 Button Poetry video contest.

Check out the 2021 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest! Open November 15, 2021 – January 10, 2022. More info and full guidelines here!

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