Art pidgeon

Published on October 28th, 2012 | by Wild Gender

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QUEER POETICS: Pidgeons by Emmi B.

by Emmi B


In spontaneous eruption

the earth revolts/


A geode sits

by the thermal pools/


oceanic crevice blues,

elegant purples,

and brimstone reds

confront our imposed

domicile of


homogeneity/


We tremble.


A black flag and a brick

through a banks window

(or three)

in Oakland

on Sunday/


the circuitous recourse

of history

unveils itself,

again/


“How can we sit by when our benches have been stolen?”

we scream/bloodthirsty


Nature feels/

what power/

refuses to speak

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Wild Gender

is an online magazine and creative hub born out of gratitude for the gift of full expression. We are dedicated to creative practices that celebrate gender fluidity, identity and expression. Wild Gender prioritizes visual art, creative writing, and journalistic work by trans/gender-variant individuals who have never before been published in a public venue. Run entirely by volunteers,we are always in search of writers, thinkers, and creators hoping to participate in our growing community.



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