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Rebecca Foust

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Rebecca Foust

Rebecca Foust is the author of Paradise Drive (Press 53, 2015). She is the poetry editor for the website Women’s Voices for Change and lives in Kentfield, California.

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                               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,