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International Recognition of Gender Diversity Week

Perhaps to celebrate Supergirl’s latest addition, a transgender superhero played by transgender actress Nicole Maines, this week has been declared the very first international Recognition of Gender Diversity week. Inspired by this, here is an assortment of poems. in praise … Continue reading

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Stopped by a Wall

chemical weapon falling from the skies and hills and stopped by a wall water’s too precious to flow to other people’s holdings with hearts and retweets drip dripping acidity and idealism their victory is measured in tears falling on gravestones … Continue reading

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the days are getting darker

dinosaurs roam still – so many special snowflakes all dressed up in blue safe spaces trampled right-wing politicians cry for no no platform how bare the grass! though it is greener… (I’m sure it will grow) why doesn’t she listen! … Continue reading

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crossing the imagined

two empty beer cans one drunk milky way a distant memory of stars blackberries and vines sweet intoxication flows from my thorn-spiled flesh between fire and flood a vale of unbelievers throw stones … it’s tee-time with sun’s set: a … Continue reading

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tea leaves stewing in bitterness

machine-gun police peppering the streets why, this zephyr seeks revelation! I skirt the issue play catch as you like an electron waves goodbye an ex to grind beneath my heel ex machina both god and the devil logically tea leaves … Continue reading

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catenary

catenary – a falling between precipices contemplation of the hyperbolic geometry of lust

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beautiful

helen was a sexbot built and programmed by gods to be given, and taken by men but… she was beautiful

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