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The Hungers of the Flesh

My flesh, greedy for touch, threatens to swallow itself in hunger. I imagine myself an ouroboros, ring-like and unbroken instead of the scattered drops of quicksilver I am, with only surface tension to hold my pieces together and being ever-fearful … Continue reading

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Upon the cusp My toes do line Quivers tremble me Before I shine I shed the skin Tattooed by woe It falls away Unmasking an inner glow

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A Reasoned Rebuttal to Mr. Williams

Mr. Kevin D. Williamson’s article published May 30, 2014 in the National Review Online, Laverne Cox is Not a Woman (I’m not linking to it in order to deprive it of additional SEO weight) is a really a followup to … Continue reading

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Women, we are told, are the weaker sex. It’s a sexist male statement, obviously, because the measure of strength cuts across the two dimensions of physical power and emotional display, both of which men hold in high regard to keep … Continue reading

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Sweeter dreams Are never dreamt When the curtain drops Revealing me To be at peace

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