Kait Fenwick

Kait Fenwick is a published poet and essayist based in Newcastle, Australia. In 2017 they completed their honours thesis at the University of Newcastle titled ‘Digital Queeries’, a series of poems that explored the relationship between millennial queers and the internet. Their work has been featured in the Contemporary Australian Feminist Poetry anthology, Butch Is Not a Dirty Word Issue #3, Archer and Cordite Poetry Review.

I need to stop comparing myself (to every other trans guy on Instagram)

Every time someone makes a social media post about a t shot, my heart shifts clenched fist “There is an ocean in my soul where the waters do not curve” 17 years old, smoking cheap dope on Jayde’s floor-bound mattress …

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And, after all this time my heart still f l u t t e r s when a queer person walks through those automatic doors. As if femmes don’t need fuel or diesel dykes don’t chain smoke twin packs of …

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