Category: donte collins

To be queer and Black is to walk out of the cl…

To be queer and Black is to walk out of the closet into a casket.

i choose the cypher at dusk the swaying circle…

i choose the cypher at dusk the swaying circle & the music we make with our mouths.

I say I matter and a ghost white hand appears …

I say I matter and a ghost white hand appears over my mouth.

They would have found dandelion seeds had they…

They would have found dandelion seeds had they done the autopsy. They would have found a field burning lavender had they cut her open.

Donte Collins, “Five Stages of Grief”. Don’t m…

Donte Collins, “Five Stages of Grief”. Don’t miss Donte’s awesome book, AUTOPSY.

Divorce: how pretty a name for such a sloppy w…

Divorce: how pretty a name for such a sloppy wreckage

And grief is not yet a garden of thorns bloomi…

And grief is not yet a garden of thorns blooming in your chest.

Are you still wondering what gender the voice …

Are you still wondering what gender the voice in your head is? Is it still asking for a name?

how do you pray / does it involve a keyboard /…

how do you pray / does it involve a keyboard / is it in 140 characters / or less

Donte Collins, “What the Dead Know by He…

Donte Collins, “What the Dead Know by Heart.” Don’t forget to grab Donte’s incredible book, AUTOPSY.