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The only fear Is increasing certitude Of annealing love And my powerlessness Before it Advertisements

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Two years of HRT

On May 18, 2011, I took my first hormones (hormone replacement therapy or HRT). A few weeks in, I started to have panic attacks due to fears of transition and divorce. On December 21, 2011, I stopped taking HRT, mostly … Continue reading

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Dividend of Labor

The breaking of the morrow Reveals my toiled dividend Diamonds of delight Quarried from within Luminous in the sunshine To catch love’s eye Which never saw them Sparkle underground

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Betrayal is the bitter poison that chokes your throat with ash, settling as a stone in your gut. Betrayal is every ‘I love you’ twisting a knife deeper and harder into your heart. Betrayal is hugs that camouflage disdain and … Continue reading

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