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Jake Skeets

Jake Skeets (Diné) is from the Navajo Nation. He is pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing from the Institute of American Indian Arts. His work has appeared in Connotation Press: An Online Artifact, The Blueshift Journal, Word Riot, and elsewhere. He is the founding editor of Cloudthroat,  a journal dedicated to Native, First Nations, and Indigenous writing and art.

        let horses graze where remains are found

and you kiss me to shut me up
                                    my skin bruise dark in the deep 

Jake Skeets