“Passing, Again” performs a generative autobiographic poetic response to Imani Cezanne's poem “#flyingwhileblack.” Bryant Keith Alexander's framing of generative autobiography and Sheila Stewart's articulation of poetic inquiry provide the conceptual frameworks that guide the crafting of this critical and creative response. “Passing, Again” is thus intertextual in that it derives its form from Cezanne's just as it is metatextual as a standalone poem. At the same time, “Passing, Again” is the result of poetic inquiry; it performs a means of poetically analyzing lived experience as a mixed-race Asian/white queer and nonbinary trans person who often passes as white, cisgender, male, and heterosexual relative to their transnational family and relationally with their partner who is administratively designated as their “wife.”

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