Kaya Ortiz

Naming Ceremony

i am named for the rain / in the old tongue / i am named for the river / on my great-grandfather’s land / i was plucked from the soil / like a seed brown and sprouting / in the …

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Only Heaven

Hozier playing when we climbed into the backseat of my car parked by the oval on Gay St – your idea, we laughed and perhaps I am naive for not seeing it coming, for missing it, turning to shut the …

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