gender | genderfluid | writing

Ravishly – I’m Genderfluid and Here’s What I Want You to Know

By on November 13, 2019

“Believing in a gender binary, where only “men” and “women” exist, has created a stifling system where personality traits are attributed to one gender or the other. This ignores the vast intersections where male, female, and non-binary characteristics exist, co-mingle, and crossover. What’s wrong with a man crying and being sensitive? What’s wrong with a […]

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Marula Tree

By on September 20, 2019

I walked and walked for ages and lifetimes, looking, searching. The light was more than half over. I prepared myself for the close of another day wherein my search failed. My eyes scanned around me methodically, left to right and back again. I had truly begun to give up hope when my eyes settled on […]

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Home

By on May 8, 2018

The full length of you -tighter get even closer please – Along the full length of me Our backs pressed like wood Notched, planed, sanded to fit Worked over by life And the wars we won Even if we lost Because we survived And the wars ongoing That threaten to destroy But sound more like a growly […]

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After the Drought

By on January 10, 2018

The first bit I wrote after the drought where my words were stuck past my teeth down my sore throat weak from loneliness deep into crevices under my ribs and ribboning around my heart in ways that hung the truth was a piece about how love stomped down the barbed wire fence in just enough […]

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Releasing Grief

By on July 4, 2015

I’ve had my fair share of grief over the years and when you have a real conversation with just about anyone, you realize they, too, have had theirs. We live on the surface so much of the time, nodding our heads hello and nice to see you, which is to be expected when we’re all […]

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Life Textures

By on May 13, 2014

It would be easy to say as things get older they automatically go towards entropy like moths to a flame in the witching hour. But the truth is, the easy answer isn’t always the true answer and where entropy is falling a little closer towards chaos and disorder every moment, we actually keep following along […]

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I See You

By on March 4, 2014

I see you. You’re at that place where you’re realizing that the people around you, those people that maybe love you more than anyone else in the world, those people, they are telling you those things about yourself and it isn’t really you. Maybe it once was. Maybe it was a shadow of you. More […]

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