renée kay

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renée kay is a queer poet in Brooklyn by way of Appalachia and other beautiful, strange places. Their poems can be found in Copper Nickel, Yes Poetry, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, and elsewhere. They work at Brooklyn Poets, where they serve as Development Manager and organize the Staff Picks Reading Series. You can find them on Twitter @reneekay__.


Cover Photo: This photograph is a close up of the lower half of a person's face. Their lips are parted and they have a hoop septum piercing. The light reflecting off their face is red.
my depression as punishment for desire

This poem was written by renée kay in a 12-Month Poetry Collection Generator taught by Angel Nafis.

Dec 09, 2021