“Be a person with knowledge, not just opinions.”
Poetry on love, abuse, healing, sex, shame, and the stolen history of the queer community.
“Guess that's where the tears came from, knowing that there's so much in this great big world that you don't have a single ounce of control over."
Every poetry anthology I read, I write a comment like, “I don’t read poetry that often BUT I actually really loved this”. Why?
"But people do pay other people to act like part of the family. That doesn't mean it's not a transaction.”
“Oh, how I regret not having worn a bikini for the entire year I was twenty-six. If anyone young is reading this, go, right this minute, put on a bikini, and don't take it off until you're thirty-four.”
“Nolite te bastardes carborundorum. Don't let the bastards grind you down.”