Tag Archives: relationships

New Book, “Fauxster” Coming Out This Spring

This book will be released through Createspace, the sequel to┬áThe Sophomore Year Experience. It will be released some time in March and contains poems such as “To Love From Afar,” “Why I Don’t Date Privileged People,” “Queer Selfishness,” and “For … Continue reading

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QUEER SELFISHNESS

Picture by Linzi on flickr.com. We had a selfish six weeks together. I wanted you to strip, to corrupt yourself before me, “tell me your darkest fears and mistakes” and muddy the facades I thought you had while clutching onto … Continue reading

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POST-TRAUMATIC TRISTESSE

11/22/2012 I used to love hugs. As girls, we would plaster our flat chests together tightly, like magnets, after band competitions inhaling the scent of each other’s armpit sweat mixed with suntan lotion. Today, when Penelope pulls me in after … Continue reading

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Fragmented Thoughts

I. I taught myself how to ride a multi-speed bike in Anchorage. It was too big for me, so my feet barely even touched the ground when I braked and stopped. In July, it can get up to 75 degrees … Continue reading

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POST

I wanted you to know that yesterday I broke the rainbow glass you gave me and their shards littered the kitchen tile. I cried as they glittered in the afternoon sun and pierced my fingers picking them one by one. … Continue reading

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FOR BEVERLY

I fell in love with the girl with the glower in her eyes and hunger in her voice who raised her head like a beacon, sliced diamonds with her syllables, and walked as if she saw a destination waiting for … Continue reading

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THE LIES WE CHOOSE TO TELL EACH OTHER

When had the madness faded into resignation as we painted and repainted our facades to fit the seasons? that love is a feeling and not actions expressed and peace could be found through trials of war. I carved my own … Continue reading

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