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Quinton Okoro

Quinton Okoro is a black trans poet from North Carolina, where they study English & Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Their work has previously been published in The Coop: A Poetry Cooperative and The Daily Tarheel.


adam stopped by the brook

at the foot of the tree

of life and death. he saw

his rippling face in the water

and called it eve,

just another animal

it was his duty to name.

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