“It feels like staring at the sun, hard; so when I look away it stays, printed in my mind, making other images melt.”
“Her hair: her own queer Bat Signal in the sky
announcing her lesbian arrival.”
Congratulations to Joy Young on topping 100,000 views on this great poem! You can check out more of Joy’s work here, here and here.
And while you’re here, make sure to check out the rest of our books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and poster and new books by Jacqui Germain and Hanif Abdurraqib!