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From: Blood


Maybe it’s not consistency, I showed these pages to the photographer, I want our languages back, Honestly, Time, I don’t know if hyperventilating in a room alone means I miss you or if I’m just remembering us through the panic we shared, You can’t claim to know someone, You have a yellow fleck in your eye. Have you noticed that?, One of the first words I learned – In English, , So many places, Animikiig is just another form for thunder, When Cynthia told us, I think the introduction of an alphabet, Wolves’ dens, I think it’s obvious that, There’s something about men, Six hundred fucking years, Living in Canada



Tyler Pennock

Tyler Pennock, author of Bones (2020), is a Two-Spirit Queerdo from Faust, Alberta, and is a member of Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation. They were adopted from a Cree and Métis family, and reunited with them in 2006. Tyler is a graduate of Guelph University’s Creative Writing MFA program (2013), as well as the University of Toronto (2009). They have lived in Toronto for the past 25 years.