I. What had happened -- Gxrl gospel i -- Portrait of rage with caution tape & bullhorns -- War strategies for every hood -- I, too, sing america -- No name in the street -- Gxrl gospel ii -- Grxl gospel iii -- Transhistorical for the X in my gxrls -- & Not by sight -- II. The creek behind my childhood home was one of those small heavens -- & What is a heaven without a god to break it -- Some of the men we love are terrorists -- Father-son & holy -- Unholy ghazal -- Yes, I am done with the god of white men -- Grxl gospel iv -- Transhistorical and I observe the Sabbath like a ill verse -- Independent -- Listen -- A poem of failures -- Held like arsenic in each of my kin's mouths -- Cpt or lessons in god-timing -- III. Gumbo ya ya -- IV. Pantoum for aiyana -- Georgia me -- Like a freedom too strange to be conquered -- Thottin on fountain drive -- The world between me is gender -- Transhistorical for the men we love -- File -- Egungun -- Wayward experiments -- This poem is a hex, tread light -- Psalm in which I demand a new name for my kin -- In the event I become some unrecognizable beast.