BREAKING NEWS: heaven has taken in all the life refugees it can handle. it is closing its borders until they are able to suss out the radical christians from the other white bodies who honestly are a bit hard to tell apart. heaven doesn't want to let one of those crazy gun-toting christians in, an … Continue reading heavens borders closed indefinitely
he called her his – he used his fists. wallpaper & eye makeup brought to you by sharpnel & strafe, llc. next time he forces you, her daughter pled, just clamp down hard, & no more weapons – no more gag reflex.
Orlando, America. Sunday, June 12th, 2016. We have set a record — a bloody record inspiring millions of prayers & moments of silence world-round. Signs, hashtags & photos have declared solidarity & love: We Are All Orlando, Never Forget, Orlando United, Pride. Often, out of tragedy comes a thoughtful, grief-filled hush. &, then, as time passes, the … Continue reading An Open Letter to Straight, White, American Men
when you finally left, my hot swollen feet stopped walking merciless circles through those old night highways, horizonless but for the dawning notion that sparkling up, somewhere – a gentle tide of relief a graceful pool untouched by the oxygen of regret; whispers of stagnation not yet breathing it all in; for now, a ravine … Continue reading decommissioned roads
you can’t shell-shock me; i was born partly shrapnel, mostly flame: melting jagged edges into gay wedding bands & trophies gone missing from paychecks; swimsuit issues & other broken reward systems – women minting the bad breath of inequality, one goal, one explosion, at a time.
a steady flow of water over centuries can cut a canyon through rock so hard dynamite has to pair itself up with its own voice over & over to yell through the mountain a place that will offer a path as well as a way; from water, a persistent truth that strength whispers as well … Continue reading for papa on his 70th birthday
was i just number to you? sweetheart, don't be silly; i would never count you.