April 15, 2017


by Wendy Trevino

25,000 in San Francisco.
Twenty five thousand people marching with
A “Trump chicken” down Market Street toward
The Ferry Building because “Trump’s a big
Chicken for not releasing his taxes.”
I can’t stop thinking about it. I mean
Not 30 minutes away in Berkeley
There were Nazis sieg heiling in the streets
Marching with about 200 other
“Speech rights activists” & only about
200 anti-racists there to fight
Them. & “Trump chickens” & taxes were all
Most people could be certain about that
Day. Oh! & nonviolence. Right. No violence.

Wendy Trevino was born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. She lives in San Francisco, where she shares an apartment with her boyfriend, friend & two senior cats. She has published chapbooks with Perfect Lovers Press, Commune Editions and Krupskaya Books. Brazilian no es una raza – a bilingual edition of the chapbook she published with Commune Editions – was published by the feminist Mexican press Enjambre Literario in July 2018. Her first book-length collection of poems Cruel Fiction was published by Commune Editions in September 2018. Wendy is not an experimental writer.

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