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Fresh Friday: By Tooth and Claw

For Luka When Bear came to me in a dream, I felt alone in the world and abandoned by Creator Her form seemed like a hulking threat A silent judgement Yet she waited till I approached Night after night year after year She was my strength and my balm To my tears and aches my […]

Scars

Throwback Thursday: Scars

Image Description: A black-and-white ink drawing of an eye with dark sclera emerging out of a wound with three stitches on either side. The word “SCARS” is superimposed on top and faded, with Lukayo’s signature in English and basahan/baybayin under the “R” and “S” of the word “SCARS”. Content Warning: allusions to death, sexual assault, […]

Fresh Friday: A Litany of Things That Were Never Yours For The Taking

Content Warning: Sexual assault, franchise colonialism, settler colonialism, anti-Black racism, cisgenderism/transphobia, misogyny, femmephobia Image description: A photograph taken by Lukayo Estrella of the Mayon Volcano, with coconut trees and lush jungle in the foreground. The text over the photograph reads: “A Litany of Things That Were Never Yours For the Taking” and “patreon.com/lukayo“. A Litany […]

Throwback Thursday: Self-Portrait

[Image Description: A black-and-white self-portrait of Lukayo wearing a baseball cap and shirt that is falling off one shoulder to reveal the strap of an under-shirt. They have long hair on one side. Half of their face has facial hair, and the other half is shaved. The drawing has the word “SELF-PORTRAIT” at the top, […]

Fresh Friday: Niyog

Image Description: A black-and-white ink drawing of a coconut tree. The roots of the tree are entwined with a giant humanoid skull and a skeleton of a serpentine creature with wings. The word NIYOG is off-centre, with the “I” being represented by the trunk of the coconut tree. At the top left corner is Lukayo’s […]