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November 20, 2019

after Edward Hirsh

                                                         who have so much faith...

November 15, 2019

I watched the video about menstruation in 5th grade. A female school administrator took all the girls out of class and herded us to the resource trailer. We...

October 30, 2019

I’m terrified of masks.
Don’t come calling on me if you’re wearing one.

Unless you want me hands-clawing, calling out in caterwauls (what my kids call the op...

October 24, 2019

 

I’ve been doused in white paint my whole life. The paint has been chipped and peeled but Winter Park, Florida has nice upkeep. Painters with gallons of off...

October 20, 2019

After a painting by Jennifer Ninnis

We have heard of selkies and mermaids, 

women who shed the burden of their human 

skin and take the form of sea creatures,...

October 15, 2019

Quinces are all around the house, in the cupboard, on the bookshelf, on the night stand.

Their smell is enchanting and sweet.

That smell of autumn warms your...

October 5, 2019

To Venezuela.

Mujer, I talk to you without hair on my tongue

As clear as this blue sky over our heads

Here is a mojito

Take a sip

I don’t have a drawer inside to...

September 16, 2019

Dear Glitch,

You were my best friend, and I didn’t know you very well. We met at T-Time, a trans support group on our college campus. You were a founding mem...

September 1, 2019

A succession of thumps

rapid, louder, then done

as body hits solid ground,

no shriek or howl

the silence 

tells me it is 

you who

hold tight to

the water glasses,

on...

July 29, 2019

I hadn’t meant to stay at the library until closing. But there I was on the front verandah of the villa, the librarian waving to me through the window as sh...

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