A Poem for You: Make/Do by Divya Victor


Make/Do Divya Victor (Being an Occasional Poem for All Q&As Henceforth)For Jamal Cyrus and Tomás Morin, and all kith who make do to make work “Do you also make work that isn’t political?” I mean, do we make work about where and when we were raised: the three-whistle corner store the empty coke bottle trill the nickname that doesn’t nick us as we blow through customs with a toothpick smile and hell-no eyes, sweet fools greasing the bike chains for this day, always saying someone better fix this street light? Do we flicker at night when the kids are sleeping dim, [...]