I Can See The Future!

Travante Franklin


there is a black baby
angel sitting in my lap.
asking me things like
“what was the world
like before it was still
and peaceful.” and i’ll be so old,
it will be distant and foggy,
this moment
it will become a smokey room
impossible to see into.
torched and ruined.



Travante is a Black Queer Artist based in Portland, Oregon. They are the author of Dormir (2019) and a member of Tournament Haus.

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