Poem

how does this girl make me feel

like such a boy when I’m fucking her

I’m asking because I’ll never know

I’m asking for when the mystery

swells large enough to touch

BASIL (GILLIAN) LEE

they, them, theirs

College of Arts & Sciences

Class of 2017, English, Area Program in Poetry Writing

Basil (Gillian) Lee writes about language and life as a queer person in the scary, lovely world. They are also a printmaker, musician, and book artist. They read a lot of Ted Berrigan, Mina Loy, Aram Saroyan, Sappho, and Nikki Giovanni, and are currently focused on the relationship between underground contemporary poetry and the library.

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