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Vortex Poem, Or: What I learned these last 15 years of studying embodiment

Vortex Poem, Or: What I learned these last 15 years of studying embodiment

12/08/2014  |  No Comments

Most of the time, my body has the answer. My own body, this vessel, this corporeal flesh with pulses and... more

“I wish I could show you … the astonishing light of your own being.”

10/16/2014  |  12 Comments

I read so many things about queer folks and trans folks and genderqueer folks about dating and sex and how... more

Where I Come From

Where I Come From

07/21/2014  |  2 Comments

1. mother of northern lights magic beacons that dance across the sky. me, four years old, eight years old, nine ten... more

Bored Kinkster Blues

Bored Kinkster Blues

06/30/2014  |  2 Comments

You’ve been an out and proud kinkster—a submissive, let’s say—for years and years. You’ve done all the things. You’ve tried... more

What It Means To Love You

What It Means To Love You

05/23/2014  |  5 Comments

An adventure for which I have been preparing, long before we met. A practice in honesty with myself and others. A crow bar opening... more

Treehouse Poem

Treehouse Poem

04/21/2014  |  3 Comments

soundtrack for this poemOnce upon a time there was a boy who lived in sunny states like California and Texas... more

The Beautiful Permission

The Beautiful Permission

03/25/2014  |  3 Comments

The grass under our feet (as much as 
your dimples) was responsible for offering
 sacrifice, so we could slide smile, court
 coy glances,... more

Why A Wrestler Will Beat A Boxer Every Time

01/28/2014  |  1 Comment

Because my instinct is to punch 
to keep arm's length
 while yours is to hug close 
which for a boxer means safety 
and for... more

Protected: A poem I’ve been writing for eighteen months

11/20/2013  |  Enter your password to view comments.

The Objects I Took From My Dad's House the Week After He Died1. Black leather glasses case with a suede... more

How things start to melt open

11/12/2013  |  4 Comments

After the poem "The Last Time I Slept in This Bed" by Sara PetersIf you’ve ever ripped apart your... more