Dying of AIDS

RightNowThisVerySecond we are playing gospel music at full volume. Which is not very loud. I have my cell phone plugged into the wall and...
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One Bad Day

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A Top Ten List

I am emotionally, physically, spiritually, and mentally spent. So let’s keep it light. No long, lyrical extended metaphors this month. No highly stylized short...

These Days

Beep beep beep. I am a six year old crying in the corner. There is a nurse with eight arms and six hands; all moving...

Kinky Compromise

Brave New World by Corey Saucier Kinky Compromise Sometimes taking two steps forward requires one step back So the techno music is playing in the background… The curtains...

Pretending to Be Gay

This is why we are beautiful... Not many people know this, but death is a gentle deity designed to be tamed. It is not a...

A Normal Heart

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Ice Cream Diets

I keep strange hours lately. Trying to get something out of my system I guess…. It is 2 a.m. in my favorite part of...

Trigger Warning

Buses are disgusting. They are full of poor people and pedophiles.” This is the first sentence that popped into my head at 8:40 a.m. on...

Playing Roles…

Brave New World by Corey Saucier Playing Roles... Embracing the new, releasing the old, and leaping into the future My boyfriend and I are traditionalists. We want that...

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