letter to my transgender daughter
I made soup tonight, with cabbage, chard
and thyme picked outside our back door.
For this moment the room is warm and light,
and I can presume you safe somewhere.
I know the night lives inside you. I know grave,
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|2005||from obedience [maybe one day, during a point in time]||kari edwards|
|2005||from obedience [the clock is on time]||kari edwards|
|2009||A Woman Is Talking to Death||Judy Grahn|
|1978||Twenty-One Love Poems [(The Floating Poem, Unnumbered)]||Adrienne Rich|
|1978||Twenty-One Love Poems [Poem II]||Adrienne Rich|
|1986||On Marriage||Marilyn Hacker|
|1975||Love Poem||Audre Lorde|
|2014||Nocturne: Beheaded||Saeed Jones|
|2014||Charlie Howard’s Descent||Mark Doty|