Anyway, Always

Thinking about it now, I’m not the least bit sorry for the hateful shit I’d said to you eleventy years ago, when I was a kid and you fucking knew better. I rescind my apologies. Not that my sorries ever meant a good goddamn to you, anyway— they were ever only as true as yourContinue reading “Anyway, Always”

For Only Me

  Every day it does reign, a perpetual decrescendo— melancholic melody made for only me.   Deluge of disquiet comprises choral pessimists repeating in my head. Depressionist percussionist beats heart that’s damn near dead. Dirges designed for only me.   But! Though it does reign—my melancholic melody—I seek the one to share an umbrella.  Continue reading “For Only Me”

Warrior Women Anthem: Aurora Phoenix & Kindra M. Austin

Thank you, Aurora Phoenix. You are a stunning writer, a fierce warrior, and gorgeous spirit. ❤ Yes, I know my place— and it’s not in the shadows of darkened corners, slumped over and bleeding, weeping. It’s not in the kitchen, barefoot and pregnant or otherwise. It’s not in the hospital having bones reset, or split lipsContinue reading “Warrior Women Anthem: Aurora Phoenix & Kindra M. Austin”

An Oath I swear to my Warrior Family

I have blood a plenty to share with you, my friend– to shed for you, my Warrior Sister. I have two lungs, and I only need one– the other is yours if you ever lose your breath. And I have a voice to speak for you, should yours ever grow tired. For you, I willContinue reading “An Oath I swear to my Warrior Family”