letter to my transgender daughter
I made soup tonight, with cabbage, chard
and thyme picked outside our back door.
For this moment the room is warm and light,
and I can presume you safe somewhere.
I know the night lives inside you. I know grave,
Browse a variety of poems by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer writers from the past to the present. For more on LGBTQ poetry, visit our LGBTQ poetry page, which includes a curated selection of poems, audio, video, essays, books, and more.
|2014||Batter My Heart, Transgender’d God||Meg Day|
|2014||Once All the Hounds Had Been Called Home||Meg Day|
|2017||The moon rose over the bay. I had a lot of feelings.||Donika Kelly|
|2017||Poem for Haruko||June Jordan|
|1980||A Short Note to My Very Critical and Well-Beloved Friends and Comrades||June Jordan|
|2017||Poem in Which the Writer Sees Himself in an Old Textbook, 1943||sam sax|
|2017||Gay Marriage Poem||Jenny Johnson|
|2014||Boy in a Stolen Evening Gown||Saeed Jones|
|2016||Book of Statues||Richie Hofmann|