Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter.” This is probably neither the time nor the place (nor the magazine) to be painting my face black with engine oil...

Dear Dan Savage

Dear Dan Savage When two opinion columnists have different audiences and considerably different payscales by Corey Saucier I was going to write a rant against Dan Savage....

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...

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...
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One Bad Day

Brave New World by Corey Saucier One Bad Day Sometimes a fight is just a fight, and sometimes it's not So we broke up—“we” being my boyfriend and...

Be Not Ashamed

Be not ashamed. We are all flawed, broken, and imperfect. But beautiful you will be, and beautiful you are... Shout out to all the blue-eyed White boys...

Dodging Responsibility

My best friend says that I am exhibiting “drug seeking behavior.” This is something that people who don’t use drugs say to people who...
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The Metaphor of Rain

Brave New World by Corey Saucier The Metaphor of Rain Why should a song about Southern California deprive us of re-sets & renewals? There is this mythos that...

Two Girls, One Pond

I met Kiva my second year in college…he was blond at the time, and devastatingly beautiful. Beautiful the way that only nineteen year-olds can...

Playing Dress Up

I like to dress up for sex. The 70’s is my favorite era; so I am wearing a well-worn baseball cap, high white cotton...

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