T. De Los Reyes

T. De Los Reyes is a poet, writer, and designer. Her chapbook, Woeman, was published by Hawai’i Review in 2018. Her poems have previously appeared in The Philippine Free Press, The Philippine Graphic, as well as Rabbit Catastrophe Review in the United States and Cha: An Asian Literary Journal in Hong Kong. She also earned a Notable Manuscript citation in the 2016 BOAAT Chapbook Prize by BOAAT Press, won First Place in Filipino Poetry in the 2007 Maningning Miclat Poetry Awards, and served as a Fellow for Filipino Poetry in the 6th Ateneo Institute of Literary Arts and Practices National Writers Workshop. She owns and runs Possibilities Studio, collaborating with artists and entrepreneurs in the creative industry. She lives and writes in Manila, Philippines.


i We begin with a desire to devour. I am a citizen of want, my body a country of bruises from your teeth. I am happy to pay in sweetness as long as it is you who takes my lips. …

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