jaiden thompson

Jaiden (they/them) is a young, Black & queer poet. they are a three-time Best of the Net nominee.

publications:

"BIG LEAGUE CHEW / EXODUS " - the lickety~split, forthcoming

"PORTRAIT OF WATERGIRL ON FIRE" - warning lines, forthcoming

"DISSECTING THE MOON AS A SHITTY LOVER" - Lumiere Review

"a weary cat's post-credit ramblings" - Stone of Madness

"she smells of wilting, white roses; Zora (Premature Decomposition)" - NECTAR

"Birthrights" - Southchild (BOTN nominated)

"REDEMPTION" - COUNTERCLOCK

"black trans chemistry" - perhappened (BOTN nominated)

"where r u, ROYGBIV" - superfroot (BOTN nominated)

"i, a daughter?" - Queerlings

"nailing myself to a cross" - All Guts No Glory

"recovery" - Jupiter Review

"ballad of a rooftop goddess" & "there is no god in our bones" - indigo lit

bookmarks:

"unlike every other poem i found you in" by Aurielle Marie

"insects & windows into the future" by Sunny Vuong

"retellings" by Ai Li Feng

"not an elegy for mike brown" by Danez Smith

"CROW!" by Yanita Georgieva

"IMAGINARY FRIEND/BLACK GIRL IMAGINES A LOVER TO COPE WITH LIVING IN AMERICA" by Dynas Johnson

"Lennon's Birds" by Sarah Hall-Murphy

"How to Disappear Completely" by Ottavia Paluch

"Ghazal for Ghost Towns" by Anoushka Kumar

"resurrection on the cusp of downpour" by Mia Golden

"Lump" by Taylor Byas

"my family and i learn how to communicate" by Laleh Gupta

"hypnagogia: in which i go bad in the summer" by Youngseo Lee

"Creation Myth 1.5" by Grace Song