This moment in the forest is not about the dog or my friend. It is about the pain.
KJ Cerankowski is a queer writer based in Cleveland, OH. His poetry and prose appear or are forthcoming in DIAGRAM, Pleiades, Gordon Square Review, and Sinister Wisdom, among others. He is the author of Suture: Trauma and Trans Becoming, a critical lyric memoir published by punctum books. He teaches at Oberlin College.