Poets & Writers

Jenny Johnson

Sarabande Books

Let us speak without occasion of relations of our choosing! —from “Gay Marriage Poem”

There’s a scene in a somewhat dated film from 1983, , directed by John Sayles, in which the protagonist goes to a lesbian bar

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