for girlhood

There’s a tradition of boy measuring its proximity to man by the bodies of girls forced to become women too soon, indentured teachers of the sons they bore, the brothers they loved, vessels for their not always unintentional mistakes. There’s a tradition of girl measuring its proximity to woman by the suns until the womb…

How To Say Something Meaningful

Last year, I did an interview with the lovely Kt for WYCE discussing my journey in poetry since I left Dartmouth 1 year and 10 days ago that day. (Can you tell I got my ivy league diploma and dipped? Yeah, that’s what happened.) Me? Speak explicitly about the pieces I’ve written as though I identify…

Hot Hearted.

I’m the closest thing to a walking flame, I tell ya.     I was Born on Tuesday December 21 Which means two things 1. I always get cheated out of birthday presents   And 2. I’m a Sagittarius The fire sign Whether or not you believe in it I am suspiciously consistent in my arson of…