Dominik Parisien Literature Poetry

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Dominik Parisien

My body is a spaceship designed to optimize the proliferation and growth of its microbial cosmonauts.
-Adam Dickinson

The myth of body
            is this
this state
      of being
never porous
when the me
      is almost
made up
      of others.


Dominik Parisien headshotDominik Parisien is a writer, editor, and poet. His recent work can be found in The Fiddlehead, The Humber Literary Review, Riddle Fence, Arc Poetry Magazine, and elsewhere. His poetry chapbook, We, Old Young Ones was published by Frog Hollow Press in early 2019. Dominik is a disabled, bisexual, French Canadian. He lives in Toronto.