Holly Schaeffer-Raymond is the author of Heaven’s Wish to Destroy All Minds (2020, woe eroa) and Mall is Lost (Adjunct Press, 2019) as well as work appearing in We Want It All: An Anthology of Radical Trans Poetic, the Bedfellows Little Black Book, and elsewhere. She currently lives in Philadelphia, where she is completing her dissertation.
How did we end up so far east, on the flanks of a cold beach? You told me you always wanted to see the Pelagio, ever since you were a child. But your skin was never made for water. You shouldn’t have ever learned to swim.
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