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Militant Love

The world is a better place when you allow yourself to love freely, with no restrictions. With no fear of pain or betrayal. Let love flow unfiltered. A great majority of the past year and a half have been spent in emotional numbness, denial and self-absorption. Love’s hangover. I don’t regret any of it, nor […]

Telephone

When the phone rang at midnight I knew not to answer it. I promised myself I would never go back there. It took so long for me to stop craving her voice, her touch, the way she looked at me. I was finally over her. But God, did I miss her. And it was like […]

“Aunt”s and Other-Mothering in a Queer Household

I remember my Aunt Dee vividly. I remember her planning and executing my 5th birthday party to perfection. I remember her yelling my name, searching the apartment complex every time I ran away when my mother would come home high off her latest drug binge. I remember sitting in the living room eating freeze-pops and […]

Daydreamin and I Aint Thinkin of You

Sometimes I fantasize about what my life would be like without children. There are times when motherhood becomes a bit overwhelming and I just need to take a mental break. It’s usually when I’m in the bathroom, because it’s the only place I can be alone during my three year old’s waking hours. She has […]