Clark Pomerleau


Dawn’s impression recedes from
a faint half-moon in repose,
pointillist craters
engulfed in bluing sky
Trees pop green
waving like a Haring dog
shakes a Warhol banana
while birds cruise
in broad daylight
still flashing color codes
and belting out come fuck with me.




Clark A. Pomerleau is a writer and teacher from Washington State. Memory, transformative agency, and queer aesthetic feature prominently in his work. His book, Califia Women, addresses feminist diversity education about sexism, homophobia, classism, and racism in the shadow of conservative ascendance. Pomerleau’s articles concern feminist views on sexuality and trans-inclusive praxis. His poetry has appeared online at Wordgathering (Sep. 2018) and Poached Hare (Jan. 2019).