Anything black, queer, funk, foul, bright, woman, not-woman, not-not brown, yellow, white, fake, false, cruel, straight, permed, natural, skinny, sexy, sleazy, dead. Any body without invasion. Any voice without erasure.
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Born and raised in New Orleans, Rickey Laurentiis is a poet who has published widely. MY OWN SYNTAX is his blog of poetics and politics, and is dedicated to James Baldwin and Alvin Ailey. Ask him your question here or visit his website here.
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