Allegra Keys

Allegra Keys was born and raised in Seattle. She took her first fiction and poetry classes in winter 2021 at Bellevue College. However, she’s been taking her experiences as a BIPOC woman with a physical disability and putting them into poetry for at least fifteen years.

Thoughts of a Pin

I heard it only takes seven seconds For you to pin me onto your map of first impressions   With my fingerling potato freckles planted by white hands, Hair like a midnight jungle that black feet traversed, Silk skin that…

King of the Fruit Festival

Summer was for the bees. Summer was for the children tired of school. Summer was for the baby-faced capital of Old-town, Merica, Jaxon Thompson typed fervently on his tablet while unsuccessfully blocking out the noise around him. He swatted at…