(in)different mathDancing Girl Press, 2012
Kristin Lueke is a Chicana poet, organizer, and creative strategist. She loves what she loves: her mother, the desert, good questions. Also everything else. Her work's been nominated for a Pushcart and Best of the Net.
Chicago, IL, United States
Selected work (12 publications)
Nobody knows what a horse looks like.It's a simple trick, really.
Because the sun will die if we stop talking about itbecause the world doesn’t want us to trust each other—maybe it’s too big a job for the animal we are, who would keep track of whose turn it is, this second, to save us?— there are those of us who simply never stop talking about the sun.
ChrysalisWe were formed of shit and bruises to sing of skin and marching, our swollen lips and bellies fly to consecrate loose seeds. There I found my fluent tongue in a veil of foreign skin, plucked it bleeding from the vine, and forgot my Christian name.
There is a loving bearwe're learning to lick apples open and dance with our despair. i want to be the bear inside me. let your hair down into mountains. bake flowers into bread and scream this waking up wide open.
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