“Meatballs” by  Jury S. Judge

“Meatballs” by Jury S. Judge

 

Four Poems

by Kay Ulanday Barrett


Tibo


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Pantoum for the recital when my mother said,
don’t let them see you cry


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While looking at photo albums

Christmas Eve, 2016


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when our own people don’t approve

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“City Life, The News” by  Allen Forrest

“City Life, The News” by Allen Forrest


WRITER'S BIO:

Kay Ulanday Barrett (aka @brownroundboi) is a poet, performer, and cultural strategist, navigating life as a disabled pilipinx-amerikan transgender queer. They are a fellow of VONA, The Home School, Lambda Literary Review and Drunken Boat retreats. They are currently Guest Faculty for The Poetry Foundation and 2018 Writer-in-Residence for Poetry at Lambda Literary Review. K. has featured on stages like The Lincoln Center, Princeton University, UC Berkeley, Chicago Historical Society, Brooklyn Museum. Their work has featured on PBS News Hour, Asian American Literary Review, RaceForward, The Deaf Poets Society, NYLON, Apogee, Entropy, BITCH magazine, among others. More: Kaybarrett.net