River 瑩瑩 Dandelion

River 瑩瑩 Dandelion (he, him, keoi 佢) is a visionary poet, cultural organizer, & educator born and raised on Lenape Land (Brooklyn, NY). River's body of work explores what is lost and birthed in diaspora, and how we heal from societal wounds. River has received fellowships from Asian American Writers’ Workshop, Kundiman, VONA/ Voices, and DreamYard. He is working on a poetry manuscript that explores matrilineal legacies, self-remembrance, and unwritten queer and trans lineages. His work is published in Best New Poets (2021), The Margins, Seventh Wave Magazine, and elsewhere. Connect with River on IG: @rememberingourlight and at riverdandelion.com.

parrotfish tranifesto

when my mate passes i change gender / live a new life / scatter eggs into abyss / sixty feet under the sea