Seeds

The boxelder bugs skitterfrom their winter closetsas I resist being beatenback into mine. Despiteeach blow, this thought:what is life withoutblossoms flexingin the sun, all that rainbow? And always death, like a cat, waitson the other side of doors.In winter, in tight stale spaces,it pounces on anything that moves.In spring, it leaves behind scatteredblossoms to rubContinue reading “Seeds”

Unity, They Say

They say they votedfor all women,and I wonderif they did their homework because Amy Coney Barrett because 2 women who won locallywrote anti-trans billsmaking national headlines. They keep calling forUnity. They keep asking meto take my oppressors’ hands.Every electionthey hurry the cameras pastthose marching for justiceand take pictures of themselvessqueezing another chair inat their table,aContinue reading “Unity, They Say”

What Cancer Takes: A Trans Perspective

“when I introduce myselfI want to write in pauses with the momentsthat people see me and they see mewholethe moments they pause with mein unison, solidarityof my true identity‚Ķ” – Fabian Romero, from “My Name,” Troubling the Line “you try to remember the first time you said i’m sorrywhen you should have said fuck you.Continue reading “What Cancer Takes: A Trans Perspective”