Transubstantiation by Charlie Divine

Transition, sacrament of self
To die at twenty-two and start anew
This is my body given for you 
To return the same, but changed–the hero’s journey 
Do this in remembrance of me

Charlie Divine is a current student at Portland Community College studying American Sign Language/English Interpreting. They live with their 32 houseplants in the shrub-steppe of rural Oregon.