Category Archives: writing

Quiet seas or smaller storms?

Being trans is boring. It’s 4:30 in the afternoon and raining here. I hear the tick of the clock on the wall, the trickle of water in the downspout outside the window, and the rain pattering on the roof. The … Continue reading

Posted in gender transition, observations, personal history, random, self-acceptance, shopping, transgender, transition, writing | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

Lucky šŸ€ magic carpet! Investment opportunity! $30,000 USD, firm. Cash only. Serious inquires only.

(I AM NOT SELLINGĀ DONALD TRUMP’SĀ STOLENĀ HAIRPIECE. STOP EMAILING ME.) This carpet doesn’t fly but it is lucky and will bring you riches! This carpet was my grandparents’ and it was in their house for years before they gave it to my … Continue reading

Posted in activism, coming out, gender transition, health, healthcare, personal history, politics, random, transgender, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Uncertain: Poetry About Gender Transition, now available for sale

I’ve just self-published to Kindle a collection of 48 poems, titled Uncertain: Poems About Gender Transition and I’d really appreciate it if you bought a copy and wrote a review or suggest it to a friend. šŸ™‚ My life changes … Continue reading

Posted in gender transition, poetry, transgender, transition, work, writing | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Where have the words gone?

Writing, which has so often been a solace for me in trying times, has been so excruciating for me as late that I’ve almost all but abandoned it. I’m hoping it’s just a short slump instead of the years-long muteness … Continue reading

Posted in divorce, family, health, mental health, observations, personal history, transition, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Front Door

If I was to film a movie about my childhood, the opening shots would be a study in slow, wide-angle panning shots set two feet high beginning at the exterior of the yellow front door and then a tour of … Continue reading

Posted in divorce, personal history, random, writing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A Poem for All Trans People

They would silence us,      but we will speak. They would erase us,      but we will endure. They would control us,      but we will be free. They would judge us,      but we will scoff. They would laugh at us,      but we … Continue reading

Posted in poetry, writing | Tagged , , | 1 Comment


The anger sprung from the verbal bullying of “Sissy!”, “Pussy!”, and “Wimp!” that she endured for years in elementary school and then erupted from the sharp, physical increase of it during middle school when blows rained down. After what felt … Continue reading

Posted in random, writing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment