You Were

You've been gone so longit makes me wonder sometimesif you ever really were. A distant memory nowthat someone could almost make me believeyou were just a figment of my vivid imagination. And yet,deep in my bones,in the pit of my stomach,I know that you were. Without a doubt,you were here. Right here.Tangible,living and breathing.And being … Continue reading You Were

River Beach

Sparkles.The light glimmers and bounces off the water. The air is thick with the smell of weeds and mud.The trees hum with the vibrations of insects.The leaves rock back and forth in the gentle breeze. A single boat splits the surface of the water sending ripples off, out onto the shores. Turtles pop up their … Continue reading River Beach

Who am I? Exploring LGBTQ+ Identity

My complicated relationship with my LGBTQ+ identity. Talking about internalized homophobia, labels & authenticity, gender identity, bi & pan-erasure, and passability. It's Pride month, if you hadn't already noticed the rainbows everywhere. For anyone asking, why do we need a dedicated Pride month? Visibility is vitally important when it comes to confronting systems of discrimination … Continue reading Who am I? Exploring LGBTQ+ Identity