Do you ID as Queer/GNC? Are you in Central NJ? Do you write poetry? Stop by and come on in! I'm still working out things like venues, times, dates.
This is an excerpt from a short story I have been barreling along with. It needs a few readers, but I think I'm on to something here. “Michael, I’m pregnant”. He gasped, taking in a little bit of saliva, and started to choke. Calming himself, he stood up and tried to put his hands [...]
If you're here, you should know what the Katakomben-Heiliger (Catacomb Saints) are. In the 16th and 17th Centuries, European Catholic churches had a tradition of exquisitely decorating skeletons purported to be the earthly relics of saints. The Church being the Church, we have no idea who these bones belong to. So what we have are [...]
Sometimes I talk back to dead poets. What do you want from me? My entire life is talking to people that don't listen, so why not talk to those that can't? In 1900 Walt Whitman published Leaves of Grass, which contained "Give Me The Splendid, Silent Sun". In this poem he entreated, in his effusive [...]
This is well and truly a work in progress. I haven't really touched this in years. I had been playing with the phrases, even trying to translate them into Spanish to keep my brain limber. No clue what it means or where it came from. I just really like the word "primordial" and I'm fascinated [...]
A tumblr text post from user "strawberryspoons" reads: Interviewer: where do you see yourself in 5 years? Me: I used escapist fantasies as a coping mechanism to get through years of trauma and therefore never learned how to plan for a real life future I think about this post so much. I have never had [...]
I have been working at this bastard for years. I think I am at Oscar Wilde's famous point of taking a comma out all morning then putting it back in at night. Among the many things that make me think of images, lines, and phrases is "The Sublime". I have always loved the aesthetic extreme, [...]