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What Hateful Sermons Taught Me About Love

You will learn that love is not about whips and if you believe in a God, you will come to realize that your belief comes from love and all that comes from love will come back to you in the shape of love. Continue reading

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Loss For Words: Selective Mutism And The Complexity Of Sexual Assault

My essay about consent, disability and my orientation, went live on The Establishment this week! Here’s an excerpt: I know I will never like boys the way I am supposed to when I become suffocated by his head and arms. … Continue reading

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Halves

What is white that fits in Black and white halves and Black smash? I bet his hands would hold the stretch I bet my body would shake, if pressed I was full of sex and honesty full of him and … Continue reading

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Here are 8 People’s Stories About Coming Out to Their Grandparents (Slate article)

I almost forgot! I’m featured in this short, heartwarming piece about coming out to grandparents! https://www.slantnews.com/story/2015-07-02-here-are-8-peoples-stories-about-coming-out-to-their-grandparents

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Cracked

I was sure your taste on my gums had evaporated but I found you awake in my hands sliding down my wrists like a messy egg yolk stopping first between my palms then between my thighs so I tried to … Continue reading

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Rip Out (edited version)

you loved me whole from the gut until my flesh was caught in your teeth then you sliced me open with your heat all I remember is fuck you and fuck me and we fucked and forgot until the words … Continue reading

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Upon Going Home (review of The Messiah Complex)

My review of the play, The Messiah Complex; about the intersections of Blackness, queerness, gender identity and addiction is now live on Autostraddle! http://www.autostraddle.com/upon-going-home-review-of-the-messiah-complex-239760/

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Armed With Only Our Souls Anthology (Digging Deeper, Facing Self)

I just finished taking the course Digging Deeper, Facing Self and I am pleased to share my two poems featured in the anthology from the course, Armed With Only Our Souls. The pages go from left to right and my … Continue reading

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Bones

I said “please just take my flesh” because the memory is not enough I have written poem after poem about closed hands and open heart wide mouth and skin wet crush through to the bones (she said wind would carry) … Continue reading

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Rip Out (Then Touch)

I want to write the beautiful poems but all I can think about is the wild way you loved me from the gut the violent way you cut me with your teeth the words that got caught in forget the … Continue reading

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